Popular Birding Places
Summit County
  

Mirror Lake Highway    by Ed Wittrock    İEd Wittroci (November 2012)
  


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 Bald Mountain
  

Directions:  Go east of Kamas on UT 150 about 29.5 miles to the trailhead on the left side of the road.
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Beaver Creek Trail
  

Directions:   From Kamas, go 6.2 miles east on UT 150  to the Yellow Fork parking area.  The Beaver Creek Trail starts from an inconspicuous spot across the road from the parking lot.
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Blacks Fork  [Utah Birding Trails]
  

Directions:   Go south from Mountain View, Wyoming on WY-410 to Robertson (about 8 miles away) and continue west about 5 more miles to the Blacks Fork Road. Turn south on Blacks Fork Road and go 14 miles to Meeks Cabin Reservoir, then another 11 miles to East Blacks Fork campground and trailhead.
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Chalk Creek
  

Directions:   Take the Coalville exit of I-80 and go northeast to Coalville's Main St. Turn left and follow Main Street to 100 North then turn right and follow the curves -- this road becomes Chalk Creak Road.
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China Meadows [Utah Birding Trails]
  

Directions:   Go south from Mountain View, Wyoming, on WY-410 for about 7 miles.  Instead of following the main road that turns west go straight on WY-246 south for about 8 miles to where the road forks.  Take the left fork (FR-013) to the State Line Reservoir about 6 more miles away. As you continue on, you'll pass the Bridger Lake turnoff in about a mile, but continue on FR-072 about 3 miles and you'll reach China Meadows.
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Dahlgreen's Creek
  

Directions:    Go east of Salt Lake City on I-80 into Wyoming.  Take Exit 34 going to Mountain View through Fort Bridger.  In Mountian View go right on WY 410.  A couple of miles before the town of Robertson, take Uinta County road 246 south about 12 miles and turn left on FR 017.  Go 4.6 miles to Dahlgreen's Creek. 
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Deer Valley Trails
  

Directions:  From where Park Ave., the main road from the north intersects with Kearns Blvd., the main road from the east in Park City, go south on Park Ave. about 4 blocks and turn left on Deer Valley Dr. go about a mile and bear right on Marsac Ave.  Remain on Marsac for about 1 3/4 miles and turn left on Guardsman Connection.  In about 1/4 mile turn right on Royal Street and go about a block and find a parking place.  The trails emanate from this area -- "Mid-mountain"

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East Canyon Ranch Road (Jeremy Ranch)
  

Directions:  Take the Jeremy Ranch exit of I-80 (about 9 miles northwest of Park City) and go north. Immediately turn left onto the frontage road and go about a tenth of a mile to a roundabout where you will turn right onto Jeremy Ranch Road.

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Echo
  

Directions: The exit to Echo (#169) come immediately to the east of where I-80 and I-84 intersect so you've got to be prepare before you get there.  Take the Echo exit and go north under the freeway to the "T" intersection. The cliffs are to the right and the town of Echo is to the left. 

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Echo Reservoir
  

Directions:   From Salt Lake City go east on I-80 about 40 miles.  Take the Coalville Exit and go to Coalville Main Street.  Turn left on Main Street and go 1.1 miles and turn left to an observation area.

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Henefer
  

Directions:  Henefer is located along I-84, about 6 miles northwest of Echo Junction (the junction of I-80 and I-84).

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Henry's Fork-Upper Basin
  

Directions: Go east of Salt Lake City on I-80 into Wyoming.  Take Exit 34 going to Mountain View through Fort Bridger.  In Mountian View go right on WY 410.  A couple of miles before the town of Robertson, take Uinta County road 246 south about 12 miles and turn left on FR 017.  Go 7 miles and bear right on FR 077.  The trailhead campground is 3.5 miles down this road. 

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Jeremy Ranch (East Canyon Ranch Road)
  


Mirror Lake  (In Duchesne County)
  

Directions: Go east of Kamas on UT 150 about 31.5 miles to turnoff to the lake on the right side of the road.

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Park City Mountain Resort Trails
  

Directions: From where Park Ave., the main road from the north, intersects with Kearns Blvd., the main road from the east in Park City, go south on Park Ave. about 4 blocks and turn right on Empire Ave. Go about 5 or 6 blocks to the main parking lot for the resort.

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Pinebrook Trails
  

Directions: Take the Jeremy Ranch exit of I-80 (about 9 miles northwest of Park City) and go south. (Set your odometer - distances will be measured from this point). Continue straight on Pinebrook Blvd. about a half mile and turn  right on Pinebrook Road. Go about a half mile to Buckboard Dr. and turn left into a small parking area near the Spring Trailhead.

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(Upper) Provo River Falls
  

Directions: Go east of Kamas on UT 150 about 25 miles to the parking lot, signed "Prove River Falls" on the left side of the road.

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Richardson Flat
  

Directions: Take the Park City / Kamas exit of US 40 (just east of Park City) and go east (on SR 248) toward Kamas.

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Rockport State Park
  

Directions: Take the Park City / Kamas exit of US 40 (just east of Park City) and go east (on SR 248) toward Kamas.

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Smith and Morehouse Reservoir
  

Directions: Take the Park City / Kamas exit of US 40 (just east of Park City) and go east (on SR 248) toward Kamas.

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State Line Reservoir 
  

Directions:    Wyoming Route:   Go south from Mountain View, Wyoming, on WY-410 for about 7 miles.  Instead of following the main road that turns west go straight on WY-246 south for about 8 miles to where the road forks.  Take the left fork (FR-013) to the State Line Reservoir about 6 more miles away.
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Soapstone Basin Road   (Mostly in Wasatch County)
  


Trial/Washington Lakes
  

Directions:  Go east of Kamas on UT 150 about 25.7 miles to turnoff to the lake and campgrounds on the left side of the road
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Along Mirror Lake Highway    by Ed Wittrock    İEd Wittroci (November 2012)
Sunset over Blanchard    by Tim Gorman    İTim Gorman
Gold Hill Road  by George Lyman    İGeorge Lyman
  
Gilbert Peak Waterfall    by Tim Gorman    İTim Gorman
  

 

 

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