Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management Area - Weber County, Utah
N 41° 13.340 W 112° 09.680
12T E 402658 N 4564088
Quick Description: This wetland property is managed to benefit waterfowl wildlife and wildlife enthusiasts.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2011 7:16:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMC0CY
Located in west Weber County near the Great Salt Lake is the Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management Area. This enormous 20,000-acre wetland is a mecca for waterfowl and birders alike. The latter can view the former in the form of grebes, herons, sandpipers, ducks, geese, and gulls. About 15,000 ducks are born here each year, with the most common species being cinnamon teal, gadwall, mallard, pintail and northern shoveler. Hikers can access the dike roads all year round, and the vehicle loop also stays open.
Location: Exit I-15 at Marriott - Slaterville exit, then head west on 1200 South (Highway 39) all the way west through West Warren to 7500 West. Then go south to the entrance.
Park Name: Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management Area
Sponsoring Organization: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Handicap Accessible?: Yes
Website: [Web Link]
Entrance Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)
List any Hides, Birding Towers, or other structures to assist in Birdwatching found at the location:
There are dikes in the marshes that allow access to the marshes area where the birds can be seen.
Parking Coordinates: N 41° 13.340 W 112° 09.680
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