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|