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Hunsaker Road Pond

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In Oregon, a bicycle is legally considered a vehicle, and the same Oregon road laws apply. Please “be seen” and practice safe riding. Vehicle traffic, farm equipment and narrow shoulders exist on many Oregon roads, and you may find that construction projects, traffic or other events may cause road conditions or signage to differ from the map results, ride descriptions and directions. For travel options plus weather and road conditions, visit tripcheck.com, call 511 (in Oregon only), 800.977.6368 or 503.588.2941. Routes listed on this website are for informational purposes and intended as a reference guide only.

Hunsaker Road Pond is a privately owned pond, and is best viewed from the ample road shoulder. Black-necked Stilt have nested here in recent years. Other shorebirds occur during spring migration. Great Egret is a regular visitor whenever water is present. By late summer, the pond is usually dry, so this site is of seasonal interest only. The fields around Hunsaker Rd are also worth a scan; in winter look for Northern Shrike and Short-eared Owl.

From I-5, take Exit 243, and turn E on Ankeny Hill Rd to Jefferson Hwy. Turn R(S) on Jefferson Hwy (Hwy 99 SE) and in 0.5 mi turn L on Wintercreek Rd. Cross Parrish Gap Rd at 2.9 mi and continue onto Valley View Rd for 1.1 mi. Go L on Duckflat Rd and proceed 1.8 mi to the intersection with Hunsaker Rd. The pond is at this intersection.

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    Marion, OR 97392

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