This 140-ac property includes recently harvested brushy areas, young conifer plantations, riparian forest, and upland conifer and mixed stands. Adjacent fields and forest provide additional habitat. The Forest contains more than 3 mi of walking routes (trails and gravel roads) with limited traffic (authorized vehicles only). The 1-mi long Watershed Interpretive Trail has numbered posts along Little Buckner Creek to mark sites that are explained in an interpretive brochure. Watch for Varied Thrush, Pileated Woodpecker, Ruffed Grouse, Hutton's Vireo, Red-tailed Hawk, Wood Duck, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, and Steller's Jay. The front gate is always open to the main parking lot, but visitors are requested to observe daylight-use hours, seven days/week. From the I-205/Hwy 213 interchange in Oregon City, drive 7.5 mi S on Hwy 213 (Trails End Hwy) to Spangler Rd. Turn L (E) and drive 2 mi on Spangler Rd. Where the road makes a 90-degree L, turn R onto Brockway Rd. Drive 1 mi to the end of Brockway Rd, where signs direct you onto the property.
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