Most of the Western Heritage Historic Byways' length traverses through the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, reason enough for any birding enthusiast to travel the byways' course. North America's densest population of breeding raptors lives in the dramatically sculpted landscape that lies along the byway. Up to sixteen species of raptors nest here year round, and another nine species visit during migration season. Join other birdwatchers and check out the amazing birds that live along the byway.
Found in southwest Idaho, the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area was established to protect falcons, eagles, owls and hawks in their remarkable environment. Public facilities along the byway are limited. However the area does afford multiple opportunities to view raptors flying the skies in search of a meal.
Dedication Point provides a good place to learn about the area's wildlife and scope out raptors. Interpretive signs at the point will help you identify the different birds of prey you may see. Observe Prairie Falcons, Golden Eagles, Red-tailed Hawks and more. The Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Pullout and Byway Views conjoin with over 80 percen