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Guided Bird Walks in Valley Forge Return in 2017

2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each Month 1.5 mile walk, approx. 2 hrs
Meet in Artillery Park parking lot on East Inner Line Drive Bring water if desired
Meet your hosts!

Join Mary Ellen and Tom Heisey, avid local birders, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month for a fascinating bird walk. See or hear different species in a variety of seasons and habitats such as meadow, edge and woods. Walk is intended for birders of all levels, beginners welcome and encouraged.


Guided birdwalks in Valley Forge NHP
Date Start Time
March 14 & 21 8 am
April 11 & 25 8 am
May 9 & 23 7:30 am
June 13 & 27 7:30 am
July 11 & 25 7:30 am
August 8 & 22 7:30 am
September 12 & 26 8 am
October 10 & 24 8 am

Walk: Mostly paved trail but includes short sections of gravel and grass. Good walking shoes recommended.

Where: Meet in the Artillery Park Parking lot on East Inner Line Drive. Near-by restrooms & water fountain available as of May.

When: Start times listed above. Please check the vfparkalliance.org website for updates. Walks will be canceled during electrical or ice storms.

What to Bring: Binoculars, hat, water. Bug spray and sun protection optional.

All ages and experiences welcome!

Bird species seen or heard in Valley Forge during 2014-2016 walks

Printable schedule and information sheet