3 miles south of Myrtle Point, take the Hwy 542 (Powers Hwy) 17 miles south to the town of Powers. From there, continue 17 miles south (Hwy 542 turn into NF-33) and take a left turn onto NF-3348. Take NF-3348 about 19 miles to the Mt Bolivar trailhead. All along the way along this stretch, watch for birds.Directions
Habitat and Birds
Look for American Dippers as you wind along the South Fork Coquille River. At the Buck Creek campground, look for Ruffed Grouse and Barred Owl. At the western edge of Eden Valley, look for species like Calliope Hummingbird and Willow Flycatcher in the open meadows, especially here (42.805315, -123.900985). Between Eden Valley and Mt Bolivar, look and listen for typical Coast Range species like Hammond’s and Olive-sided Flycatchers, MacGillivray’s Warbler, Sooty Grouse and Northern Pygmy-Owl. The Mt Bolivar trailhead and general area is good for species like Nashville Warbler, Townsend’s Solitaire and Dusky Flycatcher.