SITE 11

LAKE EARL COASTAL LAGOON BOAT LAUNCH

Directions: Go north on Highway 101 0.8 mile to Northcrest Drive, turn left, go 3.3 miles (Northcrest becomes Lake Earl Drive) to Lakeview Drive, turn left, go 0.8 mile to boat/kayak launch at end.

Amenities:

lodging food gas important bird area accessible bird by car

Sponsor:
 Redwood Region Audubon Society
 
Description: Alive with waterfowl from fall through spring; fluctuating water level ensures ever-changing bird variety, including Virginia Rail, Sora, Common Snipe, Black Phoebe, Marsh Wren, Peregrine Falcon, and Red-shouldered Hawk. Band-tailed Pigeons frequent nearby spruce trees. Pied-billed Grebe, American Bittern, Gadwall, Virginia Rail, American Coot, Marsh Wren, Common Yellowthroat, Red-winged Blackbird, and an isolated colony of Western Grebe all breed at the lagoon.
 
lake earl boat launch
 
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