Jordan Narrows encompasses the Jordan River where it flows between Utah and Salt Lake County, as well as Jordan Narrows Park, and Beef Hollow to the south and the surrounding agricultural and arid land. There are trails through the parks upper shrubbsteppe habitat, as well as along Distribution Canal Trail that can be walked easily. The bluffs overlook the river below. There are lots of riparian bushes and trees int he ravines and along the river.
The Jordan Narrows area has the distinction of being one of the most reliable locations in Salt Lake County to find SAGEBRUSH SPARROW (possible only migrants), BLUE GROSBEAK, and WILLOW FLYCATCHER. It is the best location in the valley to find YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT which are present spring through fall. Migrants both small and large use the corridor going north and south between Salt Lake and Utah Counties. The natural migration corridor puts the park in and ideal location for lots of species. Both BONAPARTE'S and FRANKLIN'S GULLS have been seen flying over during migration, while numerous species of warblers and other songbirds have been found as well. GRAY CATBIRD, SAGE THRASHER, and VARIED THRUSH are the more notable sightings for the location. Although this out of the way hot spot doesn't get regular coverage it is worth checking out in spring and fall if your are in the area.
The narrows can be reached from Redwood Road from either southern Salt Lake Valley heading south or from Lehi going north. From either direction take Jordan Narrows Road east on the north side of Utah Veterans Memorial Park and follow the road as it curves north towards the park. Park in the lot on your right when you see it.