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Beaver Run Water Impoundment May 22, 2009

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Beaver Run Shallow Water Impoundment is located in Dents Run, Elk County, PA. Beaver Run offers a viewing area at a shallow water impoundment with a field that provides forage for elk in the Moshannon State Forest. This viewing area offers wildlife viewing during the day for waterfowl, wading birds, deer and songbirds. There is a parking area that provides access to several hiking trails. In the spring, waterfowl, warblers and other birds can be seen passing thru for migration. Some of the birds that make nest there include the Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Hermit Thrush and Ovenbird.

 

Beaver Run Shallow Water Impoundment

There is plenty of vegetation for the animals that live here

One view looking out over Beaver Run

Possible nest

another view of the area

possible beaver dam

looking to the left of the viewing area

Viewing area at Beaver Run

This viewing area has ample look outs for observation

There are also benches built into the viewing area

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