Oneida Narrows Reservoir
Nearest Town: Preston
Site Size: 515 acres
Highlights: Raptors, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterbirds, Waterfowl
Access: Year-round. Access free of charge.
Directions: I-15 Exit #36; travel SE on US 91 to Preston; in Preston, at intersection of US 91/ID 34 zero odometer; ID 34 N for 5.5 mi; R (NE) on ID 36; mi 8.6 L on Oneida Narrows Rd (this rd is gravel/dirt and portions can be difficult when very wet, especially in spring); mi 12 cross Bear River; mi 14.9 is river access area; R at fork; mi 15.1 pass power plant; mi 15.7 S end of reservoir; mi 16.0 gravel lot; mi 16.8 recreation area; mi 19.4 stay L on Maple Grove Rd; mi 22.4 L (W) on 13800 N; to intersection with ID 34.
Description: This beautiful, slender reservoir is surrounded by conifers, a congenial change to the predominately sage-covered hills. Trumpeter Swan in winter. Look for Wild Turkey, Bald Eagle, and Osprey.
BLM (208) 236-7500
Soda Springs Chamber of Commerce, (208)547-4964