The Dalles Riverfront Park and Trail

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Location

The Dalles Riverfront Trail

Take exit 85 off of I-84 in The Dalles. Make your way to the river and use the map in the link above to find the access points.

Directions

Habitat and Birds

This park gives great views of the Columbia River and its inhabitants. Tree-lined harbor, lots of migrants, and river views make for the best birding of the river in the county. Species seen here include Greater White-fronted Geese Geese, Wood Duck, Canvasback, both scaup species, goldeneye, grebes, Osprey, shorebirds, many species of gulls, Common Tern, Caspian Tern, Western Kingbird, American Pipit, and Cedar Waxwing to name a few. Rarities include Red-shouldered Hawk, Glaucous and Lesser Black-backed Gull, Common Tern, and Northern Waterthrush.

MORE AREA eBIRD LINKS: The Dalles Riverfront Park Bargeway Rd. The Dalles Riverfront Trail–Taylor Lake to Bargeway Taylor Lake Lone Pine Island viewpoint (restricted access)

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