Tours and Birding Sites

Information on this page comes from
 
"Birds of Utah County"
by Robin Tuck ([email protected]), plus some later additions.

 Map of Birding Sites  | Auto/Walking Tours  |  Access to Utah Lake  |  Popular Birding Sites  

  (Print the map and directions to popular birding places - Part One - Part Two)
  

  
  Click on a colored spot for information:                                                          (Alphabetical List of these birding sites)

Click number or letter for info about tour/site 
 
  Auto/Walking Tours  Public Access to Utah Lake  Popular Birding Sites    Other Popular Birding Sites   
  

 
 
 Auto/Walking Tours

 Map of Birding Sites  | Auto/Walking Tours   |  Access to Utah Lake  |  Popular Birding Sites  

  1. Provo Airport Dike
       Tour Time: 2-3 hours, Distance: 5 miles, Road: bumpy dirt road, Elev.: 4497 FT, No. Species: 30-40

  2. Diamond Fork Canyon - Auto Tour 
       Tour Time: 2-3 hours, Distance: 35-40 miles, Road: paved but narrow, Elev.: 5100 FT, No. Species: 30-40

  3. Payson Lakes - (Nebo Loop) Auto Tour
       Tour Time: 3-4 hours, Distance: 80 miles, Road: paved but narrow, Elev.: 5500-7500 FT, No. Species:
15-25

  4. Broad Canyon - Auto Tour          Habitat: sagebrush, Pinyon Juniper
       Tour Time: 6-8 hours, Distance: 125 miles, Road: graded dirt to rough & rocky - 4x4, Elev.: 4518 - 7428 FT, No. Species: 20-30

  5. Lincoln Point & West Mountain - Auto Tour         Habitat: farm land , marshes, lakeshore
       Tour Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 45 miles, Road: majority paved, some dirt, Elev.: 4500 FT, No. Species: 40-50

  6. Lower Provo River Parkway - Walking Tour            Habitat: riparian, farm land, marshes, lakeshore
       Distance: 2 1/2 miles, Road: graded, level walking path, Elev.: 4500 FT, No. Species: 25-30

 7. Cedar Valley - Auto Tour          Habitat: dry farm land, grassland, Pinyon-juniper forest
       Tour Time: 4 hours, Distance: 45 miles, Road: majority paved, some dirt, Elev.: 4600 FT, No. Species: 25-30

  
    Public Access to Utah Lake: Public Marinas and Boat Launches

 Map of Birding Sites  | Auto/Walking Tours   |  Access to Utah Lake  |  Popular Birding Sites  

  (To print the map and directions to popular birding places go to the Print Center)

  A. Lindon Marina

  B. Utah Lake State Park

  C. American Fork Marina

  D. Lincoln Point/Lincoln Beach

  E. Jordan River / Inlet Park
  

  Sportsman Accesses to Utah Lake and marshes

  Sportsman Accesses to Utah Lake are provided by the Utah State Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) for hunters and
   fishermen to gain access to the shore areas. They normally consist of a right-of-way and a parking area.

  F. Swede Lane Sportsman Access

  G. Sandy Beach

  H. Lake Shore  (4000 West)

  I. LeBarron Point

  J. Knolls

  K. Jordan River

  L. Powell Slough

  M. 5th West

  N. Mill Race

     
   Popular Birding Sites

 Map of Birding Sites  | Auto/Walking Tours   |  Access to Utah Lake  |  Popular Birding Sites  

  O. BYU Botany Pond (N 40 14.675' W 111 39.039')

  P. Rock Canyon (N 40 15.875' W 111 37.805')

  Q. Salem Pond (N 40 02.996' W 111 40.454')

  R. Spring Lake (N 40 00.218' W 111 44.760')

  S. Geneva Cooling Ponds (N 40 19.629' W 111 45.799')

  T. Warm Springs Wildlife Management Area (N 39 57.793' W 111 51.272')

  U. Provo City Cemetery (N 40 13.500 W 111 38.614')

  V. Camelot Woods (N 40 11.308' W 111 38.978')

  W. American Fork Canyon  (Alpine Loop) (N 40 25.950' W 111 45.080')

  X. Timpooneke (N 40 25.976' W 111 38.166')

  Y. Provo Wetlands Wildlife Protection Area (N 40 11.842' W 111 38.355')

  
   (Other Popular Birding Sites in Utah County)

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