Elk Valley Marsh
Nearest Town: Montpelier
Site Size: 200 acre, 27 mi driving tour
Highlights: Raptors, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterbirds, Waterfowl
Access: Snow may limit vehicle access. Open late May - October 31. May be inaccessible due to muddy roads. Access free of charge.
Directions: From Montpelier, at intersection of US 89/US 30, E on US 89 for 7.2 mi; L (N) on Crow Creek Rd (FR 111); rd is dirt, but improved; follow Crow Creek Rd, pass Montpelier Reservoir at mi 7.7; mi 20.5 is junction with FR 147; R (E) on FR 147; Elk Valley Marsh at mi 27.
Description: A 200-acre remote, high-altitude mountain marsh bordered by sagebrush-grassland, conifer forest, and scattered aspen stands. Nesting and molting area for Canada Goose and dabbling ducks.
USFS (208) 547-4537
Soda Springs Chamber of Commerce (208) 547-4964