Umatilla National Forest

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John Day Fossil Beds National Monument - Clarno Unit

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Priest Hole

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Hoover Creek Road/Hoover Creek Reservoir

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Rowe Creek Reservoir

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Girds Creek Road

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Service Creek

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Muleshoe Recreation Area

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Fossil Sewage Ponds

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Bear Hollow County Park

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Bear Hollow

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Kahler Basin Road

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Kimberly Area

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Cottonwood Creek Road

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Julia Henderson Pioneer Park

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Shelton Wayside Park

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Rowe Creek Road

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Robinson Canyon - Pine Creek Conservation Area

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Fossil (Town)

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Pine Creek Conservation Area

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Burnt Ranch Campground

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Hancock Field Station

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Shady Grove Rest Area

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Winlock Road

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Butte Creek Road

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Spray (Town)

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Clarno Road

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Butte Creek Summit

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Twickenham Area

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Clarno BLM Boat Ramp

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Fossil Sewage Ponds - Farm Pond

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

The Umatilla National Forest can be accessed via Hwy 19 south out of Fossil and turning onto Hwy 207 to Spray and continuing on to Heppner on 207.

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Habitat and Birds

This pine forest will produce the standard pine species. Ruffed Grouse can be heard in spring and at least 6 species of woodpecker should be present (including Pileated). All three nuthatches and creeper should be present along with Mt. Chickadee. Hermit Thrush, Yellow-rumped Warbler, and Fox Sparrow nest here.