descriptions and directions
Red Rock Reservoir - Marion County
GPS Coordinates: 41.37229, -92.9835
Description: Red Rock Reservoir is a large area encompassing many of the other areas listed here. Although the dam and several recreation areas fall under the purview of the Army Corps of Engineers, other areas are managed by the state or county.
Habitat: Although a variety of habitats are found around the lake, most birders go there for water-related species. There are a number of different vantage points around the lake and each one gives the observer a little different perspective.
Directions: Various areas can be accessed by making a loop around the lake from north of Knoxville east to near Pella and back to Knoxville.
Birding Guide: Site Guide for Red Rock Reservoir
Important Bird Area: IBA Entry for Red Rock Reservoir