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Beautiful sandstone canyon west of Las Vegas, Nevada with nice hiking and rock climbing and a few birds.
Birds you can see here include:
Turkey Vulture, Great Horned Owl, White-throated Swift, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Woodhouse's Scrub Jay, Bushtit, White-breasted Nuthatch, Bewick's Wren, Spotted Towhee, Black-chinned Sparrow, Black-throated Sparrow, Verdin, Juniper Titmouse, Costa's Hummingbird
History and Use
Areas of Interest
I highly recommend the Willow Springs trail, but there are many.
Access and Facilities
There is a $5.00 parking/entry fee. They have a very nice visitor center and gift shop (from Joe H).
Bureau of Land Management.
Content and images originally posted by bernerjc
Not that birdy. However there is a more birdy Willow Springs trail that I didn't visit.
Saw the following over three hours at Ice Box Canyon and another very narrow canyon at Red Rock Canyon park afternoon of April 15, 2005 Turkey Vulture 1 Great Horned Owl 1 White-throated Swift 20 Ladder-backed Woodpecker 6 Western Scrub-Jay 1 Bushtit 1 White-breasted Nuthatch 1 Bewick's Wren 3 Spotted Towhee 4
- Beautiful scenery
- good for your non-birding companions
- not that birdy overall