Nearest Town: Aberdeen
Site Size: 3400 acres
Directions: This WMA consists of 11 segments that can be viewed from three general areas along the west shore of American Falls Reservoir: AREA 1: from Aberdeen S on ID 39, at mp 15.4 turn L (E) on Beach Rd (1800 S); 2.8 mi. AREA 2: from Aberdeen, N on ID 39; pass mp 19; R (E) on Strang Rd (1400 S) for 2 mi to Midway Rd (2500 N); 2 CHOICES: 1) from this intersection, turn L (N) to go to AREA 2, 2) turn R to access AREA 3.
Description: Sterling WMA supports over 100 species of birds throughout the year. Wetlands and ponds are used by wintering and migrating Trumpeter Swan. Large concentrations of waterfowl are present year-round, as well as migrating shorebirds and breeding marshbirds. Highlights: Short-eared Owl, American Avocet, Long-billed Dowitcher, and Bohemian Waxwing.
IDFG (208) 232-4705
Pocatello Chamber of Commerce (208) 233-1525