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8. Big Mud Lake

8. Big Mud Lake  Map

Habitat: Big Mud Lake is a large, shallow playa approximately

Birds: Sage Grouse, White-crowned Sparrows, various shorebirds

Directions: From Cedarville travel 25 mi N. on Co. Rd 1 to Fort Bidwell, travel E. 4.5 mi on Co Rd 20, the N.E. (left fork) 3.4 mi on the Barrel Springs Back Country Byway (Co Rd 201). Big Mud Lake is .25 mi E. of the road. A rough track goes to the lake and is not recommended for passenger autos.

Information: Surprise Field Office BLM 530-279-6101

Sage Grouse
Sage Grouse