beaver creek park birding trails

Directions

From Havre, take County Road 234 south to Beaver Creek Park (milepost 10).

General Information

Lush streamsides pull in birds at Hill Country's Beaver Creek Park, the largest county park in the U.S. The Park is a mile-wide strip following the creek 17 miles in the Bear Paw Mountains, an island range rising from a sea of grass. Fee.

Habitats

Rolling grasslands, lake, brushy stream, aspen/cottonwood groves, cliffs

Highlighted Species

Western/Clark’s grebe, American white pelican (Beaver Creek Reservoir); long-billed curlew, mountain bluebird, Swainson’s and ferruginous hawks (grasslands); yellow-breasted chat, Wilson’s warbler, sora, Wilson’s snipe, Lazuli bunting (streamside); Baltimore and Bullock’s orioles, ovenbird, American redstart (aspen/cottonwood groves); rock wren, golden eagle (cliffs).

Facilities and Services

Camping, toilets, trails, rental cabins. All services in Havre.

Contacts

Beaver Creek Park
Hill County Parks Department
Havre, MT 59501
1-406-395-4565