Oak Creek Drive

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Seasons

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Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

From Hwy 20 on the west side of Corvallis, take 53rd St. north for 1.4 miles.  Turn left on Oak Creek Dr. and go west for 1.9 miles.  The road forks here.  Stay right and remain on Oak Creek Dr. for another 1.1 miles.  The road ends in a parking lot for Oak Creek Dimplehead Trailhead and the McDonald Forest Hiking/Biking Trail.  Parking is limited here so it’s not recommended that you try this location on the weekends or holidays.

Dimple Hill Trail Map

 

Directions

Habitat and Birds

Pick the trail you like.  Listen for birds in the parking lot.  Birds you might find here include Mountain Quail, Accipiters, Band-tailed Pigeon, Northern Pygmy Owl, Rufous Hummingbird, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Pileated Woodpecker, Hammond’s Flycatcher, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Hutton’s Vireo, Cassin’s Vireo, Gray Jay, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Brown Creeper, both kinglets, Western Bluebird, Wrentit, Orange-crowned Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Hermit Warbler, MacGillivray’s Warbler, Wilson’s Warbler, Western Tanager, Fox Sparrow, Lincoln Sparrow, Black-headed Grosbeak, Purple Finch, Red Crossbill, and Evening Grosbeak.

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