Ballard Springs

Ballard Springs  by Jim Lofthouse   ŠJames Lofthouse

Directions:  (1800 South Highway 165 on the East side of the highway. [south of Logan])
   - Coming from Logan: Highway 165 is the main route from Logan to Hyrum and Paradise. At the "Y" on the south end of Logan, apx. 800 S, take the left lane at the light. Ballard springs is a little over a mile from the "Y".
   - Coming from Hyrum:  If you are in Hyrum, Highway 165 is 800 East. Start at the traffic signal and go North about 5 miles to the pond.

Description: This pond may be a worth while spot to check when much of the open water freezes. It is fed by a warm spring and remains open all winter. It is called "Ballard Springs" and is a private pond,
however it is along highway 165 south of Logan and there is room to pull over and look.

Specialty Birds: Species seen there in the past week [around 23 Jan 2007] include, American Coot, Mallard, Canada Goose, Killdeer, Northern Shoveler, Ring-billed Duck, Canvasback, Northern Harrier, Rock Pigeon, Ring-necked Pheasant, Wigeon, Belted Kingfisher, Gadwall, Black-billed Magpie, and Northern Pintail.

     eBird Data:  | Ballard Springs | Rendezvous Park | Blacksmith Fork @Hwy 165 (Nibley Main St.) |


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