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4. Stough Reservoir

4. Stough Reservoir Map

Habitat: Stough Reservoir is a small reservoir surrounded by ponderosa pine and white fir. There are small inclusions of Aspen, and willow thickets. This impoundment is favored by families and local anglers out for a nearby getaway. The matrix around Stough Reservoir consists of intermediate to open conifer stands with a backdrop of the Bear and Honey Pot, a steep cliff formation. Northeast of the campground, a series of meadows provide additional birding opportunities.

Birds: Prairie Falcon, Rufous Hummingbird, Wild Turkey

Directions: From Cedarville travel 5 mi W. on Hwy. 299, (between the Summit and the Ski Hill) then turn N. and travel 0.8 mi on Stough Access Rd.

Information: Modoc National Forest, 530-233-5811

Rufous Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird