About 15 miles south of La Grande on I-84, take exit 278 and go east for a short distance to Ladd Canyon-North Powder Road. Take this road south for a couple of miles to McCanse Lane which goes over the freeway. Take McCanse west for 1.8 miles to the entrance of Shaw Reservoir.Directions
Habitat and Birds
Lake with associated forest. Look for divers and dabblers like Bufflehead, Common and Barrow’s Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, and many others. Grebes and loons may stop over here in migration and geese can visit here as well.