Minam State Recreation Area

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Minam Recreation Area Website

To reach the Minam Recreation Area, travel NE out of La Grande on Hwy 82. When you get to the town of Elgin, you will cross the Grande Ronde River. From the river, set your odometer and travel for 12.9 miles. Look for a building advertising information and maps. The road to the recreation area is just past that building on the left.


Habitat and Birds

This is a mixed conifer area. Birds you might expect here would include Dusky Grouse, Ruffed Grouse, woodpeckers, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Dusky Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Cassin’s Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Clark’s Nutcracker, three chickadee species, Brown Creeper, Mountain Bluebird, Varied Thrush, Veery, Orange-crowned Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Townsend’s Warbler, MacGillivray’s Warbler, Western Tanager, Chipping Sparrow, Pine Siskin, Lazuli Bunting, and Evening Grosbeak.