Metolius Preserve

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Mt Jefferson Wilderness Trailheads

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Green Ridge

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Camp Sherman

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Suttle Lake

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

For maps, directions, and information, go to The Deschutes Basin Land Trust website.

TO SOUTH FORK KIOSK (44.432310, -121.696685) FROM SISTERS Drive 10.6 miles west of Sisters on Hwy 126/20. Take a right on Forest Rd. 2064 (Warm Springs Rd.). Travel 2.6 miles on 2064. Turn right on Forest Rd. 800. Go ¼ mile and turn right on Forest Rd. 810. Go ¼ mile to the kiosk. Maps are available here.

TO NORTH FORK KIOSK (44.446678, -121.680172) FROM SISTERS, Drive 9.8 miles west of Sisters. Take a right on Rd. 14 (Camp Sherman). Travel 2.6 miles until you come to a “Y”. Stay left and go 2.2 miles. Turn left on Forest Rd. 1216. Drive 1.4 miles and take a left on Forest Rd. 600. Drive ¼ mile to the kiosk. Maps are available here.

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Habitat and Birds

Upland forest of Pines and fur. This is a prime birding spot that holds most of the upland forest birds. White Headed and Pileated Woodpeckers (close to north fork of Lake Creek) are fairly easy to see. Both Sooty Grouse and Ruffed Grouse can be found. This is a fantastic area. Unusual strays that are more common to the east have been found here in the summer. A list of species can be found at The Deschutes Basin Land Trust Website.

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