Soda Mountain Area, COA 124

Soda Mountain Area
Photo Credit: Steve Niemela, ODFW

This area is a transition zone at the nexus of three ecoregions and as a results has a high diversity of species in unique assemblages.

COA ID: 124

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
  • Southern Oregon Land Conservancy
  • Southern Oregon University Biology Department
  • The Bureau of Land Management

Special Features


  • Parnsip Lakes
  • Pilot Rock

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID KM-13 (Siskiyou Crest-Soda Mountain)

Protected Areas

  • Bear Creek Greenway
  • Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument
  • Emigrant Lake
  • Oregon Gulch
  • Pinehurst Cemetery
  • Soda Mountain Wilderness
  • Tub Springs State Wayside


Strategy Habitats

    Specialized Local Habitats

    • Parsnip Lakes, a series of eutrophying reservoirs created by old beaver dams.

    Strategy Species