Nearest Town: Mountain Home
Site Size: 37.5 acres
Directions: From Mountain Home, E on I-84 Exit #99; avoid driving on all dirt roads if wet; ADIN HALL RESERVOIR: go 6.3 mi E on Old Oregon Tr Rd; park on unmarked gravel rd (N side of rd) 0.1 mi before rd forks; walk N to top of dam to view reservoir. ADIN HALL POND: continue E on Old Oregon Tr Rd; R (S) at fork and go ~0.5 mi to dirt rd leading to the E; R (E) on this unmarked dirt rd and proceed to pond. HOT SPRINGS CREEK RESERVOIR: backtrack to fork and turn R at fork; go ~1 mi and turn L (N) on Teapot Rd for 2.4 mi; turn L onto dirt rd and go 0.3 mi to reservoir.
Description: Adin Hall Reservoir is a Danskin Mtn snowmelt catchbasin for the nearby industrial agricultural fields. This reservoir can have excellent shorebirds in July when not drained too early or heavily, and good waterbirding in the spring. Year-round species include Red-tailed Hawk and Golden Eagle. During the winter, it is common to see Rough-legged Hawk. During migration, Sanderling, Western, Least and Baird’s Sandpipers, Long-billed Curlew, American Avocet, Green-winged Teal, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Eared, Western, and Clark’s Grebes.
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