Nearest Town: Athol
Site Size: 7 miles long
Directions: From Athol, US 95 N for 4 mi to mp 453; L on Granite Lake Rd; go 1 mi; turn L on Kelso Lake Rd; travel 1.6 mi to Kelso Lake; continuing W on Kelso Lake Rd, bluebird country will begin when rd is bordered by open fields and continues for 7 miles past Kelso Lake.
Description: Spring and summer is the best time to visit. Virginia Rail can be seen and heard at Granite Lake. Look for Wilson’s Snipe, Northern Harrier, Mountain and Western Bluebirds, American Bittern, American Redstart, and swallows along this route.
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