Crane Prairie Reservoir, OR

US Forest Service

Crane Prairie Reservoir

This is one of central Oregon's premier wildlife viewing sites because it attracts so many nesting and/or migrating birds. The relatively shallow reservoir was originally dammed to store irrigation...[more]



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From Bend: At Jct. of Third St. (Hwy. 97) & Greenwood Ave. (Hwy. 20), Travel south on HWY. 97 for 17.2 miles to Sunriver exit (Forest Road 40), Turn west onto Forest Road 40 for 21.3 miles to Forest Road 46, Turn south on Forest Road 46 for 3.5 miles, 4.5 miles, or 5.0 miles to Shoreline access at Quinn River Campground, Osprey Point, or Rock Creek Campground.

Total Distance: 42 miles.  Estimated Time: 60 minutes

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