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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

Eugene Wildlife Viewing

The Eugene District BLM is home to an incredible diversity of wildlife. In many rivers you will find salmon, trout, steelhead, and other fish, along with mammals who utilize the river’s water source. Numerous birds also either call this area home or migrate through – including bald eagles, osprey, herons, owls, hawks, and a wide diversity of songbirds.

Site Name Season Fee Features Miles from Eugene
West Eugene Wetlands Year-Round No Fees multiple trails and bike path, viewing platforms and blinds for wonderful birding and wetland mammal viewing 5
Whittaker Creek Year-Round No Day Use Fee coho and chinook salmon, cutthroat trout, steelhead trout 40
McKenzie River Year-Round No Fees at BLM landings trout, steelhead, salmon, osprey, bald eagles, other birds and mammals 15 - 40
Lake Creek Falls Year-Round No Fees observe spawning steelhead, coho and chinook salmon as they migrate through the fish ladder during fall and winter 35

Wildlife Links