15. Silver Creek Marsh Campground
Habitat: This Fremont-Winema National Forest campground has Ponderosa Pine and extensive riparian habitats.
Birds: The 2002 Toolbox Fire created habitat in the surrounding area for cavity nesting birds, including Blackbacked, Lewis' and White-headed Woodpeckers. Other species likely to be observed here, from June-August, include Green-tailed Towhee; Lazuli Bunting; Macgillivray's Warbler; White-crowned Sparrow; and Black-headed Grosbeak.
Directions: From the community of Silver Lake, travel W for 1 mile on Hwy 31, then turn left (S) CR 4-11 (same as FR 27) for 10 miles. Access to this area is on paved roads June 1 through October 31. (The campground is maintained these same dates.)