Sutton Lake Area, COA 033

Sutton Lake Area
Photo Credit: Jason Kirchner, ODFW

Sea Level coastal lakes with limited tidal influence and large enough to have cold water and waves

COA ID: 033

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
  • Siuslaw Watershed Council
  • West Lane SWCD

Special Features


  • Bog/Fen wetland habitats associated with lake systems
  • Marbled Murrelet nesting sites
  • Spotted Owl Nesting sites

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID CR-23 (Siuslaw River area)
  • 2006 COA ID CR-25 (Sutton Lake area)
  • 2006 COA ID CR-26 (Siuslaw River Estuary)

Protected Areas

  • Bender Park
  • Clear Lake Dunes Park
  • Darlingtonia State Natural Site
  • Heceta Beach Park
  • Heceta Sand Dunes
  • Mercer Lake Park
  • Munsel Lake Park
  • Ocean Woods Park
  • Siuslaw National Forest
  • Siuslaw North Jetty
  • Sutton Lake Swamp


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Aquatic vegetation beds
  • Fens
  • Off channel habitat

Strategy Species