River Forks Park

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

From I-5 exit 125 in Roseburg, go west on Garden Valley Blvd 4.6 miles. Turn left on Old Garden Valley Rd and go 1.6 miles to River Forks Park Rd; turn left into the park. Confluence of North and South Umpqua Rivers

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Habitat and Birds

Habitat: river, riparian, grassy parkland, mixed hardwood/conifer, garden area The park is busy during the summer.

Birds: Great Egret, Great Blue Heron, Common Merganser, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Spotted Sandpiper, active Osprey nest on a utility pole, a variety of passerines, including American and Lesser Goldfinch, Hutton’s Vireo, Black-headed Grosbeak, Red-breasted Sapsucker and Cedar Waxwing. Best birding: Apr-June.

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