Salish Ponds City Park

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

From I-84, take exit 14, drive 0.9 mile S on 207th Ave/Fairview Pkwy to Glisan St.  Turn R, and then almost immediately turn R into the parking lot of the Lodges at Lake Salishan apartment complex.  There is reserved parking for park visitors here.  Restrooms are located across the lake from the parking area.

Go to the Oregon Birding Trails Website. Choose the Willamette Valley Birding Trail. Click on the Trail Guide and choose the Portland Loop Guide. Section P-7.

Directions

Habitat and Birds

A wide gravel path takes you around two small lakes surrounded by willows and some cattails, with a second path continuing north through a grassy meadow and ash woods.  The ponds host waterfowl year round.  Warblers can be seen in the willows in spring, while the meadow hosts sparrows and the woods are good for thrushes, wrens and vireos.

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