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9. Chandler State Wayside

RestroomPicnic9. Chandler State Wayside Map

Habitat: This rest area, managed by Oregon State Parks, has Ponderosa Pine forest and riparian habitats.

Birds: A good variety of bird species can be found in summer, including Williamson's, Red-naped and Redbreasted Sapsuckers; White-headed Woodpecker; Mountain Chickadee; Pygmy Nuthatch; Brown Creeper; Bullock's Oriole; Black-headed Grosbeak; and Western Tanager. Warbler, vireo, and sparrow species are common in spring and fall during migration. Other species that might be observed in forested areas of park include Northern Pygmy and Long-eared Owls.

Directions: From Lakeview, travel N 17 miles on Hwy 395 to the wayside. Access by passenger vehicles is year-round, although restrooms and drinking water are not available November through May.

Pygmy Owl
Pygmy Owl