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1. Bullard Canyon

GasRestroomPicnic1. Bullard Canyon Map

Habitat: A city-owned park and nearby canyon with riparian, rock outcrop, sagebrush, and forested habitats in close proximity.

Birds: Trees and shrubs in the park attract flocks of winter passerines such as sparrows, chickadees, finches, Townsend's Solitaire, and waxwings. Summer birds in the canyon include Lazuli Bunting; Warbling Vireo; Black-chinned Hummingbird; Yellow and Wilson's Warblers; Black-headed Grosbeak; Stellar's Jay; Lewis' Woodpecker; and Saw-whet Owl. Fall species include Red-breasted and Red-naped Sapsuckers.

Directions: Turn E on Center Street (between North 1st and South 1st) for 2 blocks. The city park is accessible to passenger vehicles year-round. Continuing east, Center Street becomes Bullard Canyon Road past the swimming pool. The Canyon Road may not accessible to passenger vehicles from November 1 to May 1 due to its gravel surface and variable weather conditions.

Nearby Attraction: Continue 2.2 miles up Bullard Canyon Road from the swimming pool and turn left (follow hang-gliding signs) to Black Cap Butte hang-gliding launch for a spectacular view of Lakeview and Goose Lake Valley.

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