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2019 Guided Bird Walks in Valley Forge

2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each Month 1–2 mile walk, approx. 1.5–3 hrs
Meet in Artillery Park parking lot on East Inner Line Drive Bring water if desired

Join local birders Tom and Mary Ellen Heisey and Tony Nastase on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month for a fascinating bird walk. Tom and Tony will bring scopes for close-up views for all birders to enjoy. 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 12 & 26 8 am
April 9 & 23 8 am
May 14 & 21 7:30 am
June 11 & 25 7:30 am
July 9 & 23 7:30 am
August 13 & 27 7:30 am
September 10 & 24 8 am
October 8 & 22 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 website for updates. Walks will be canceled during electrical or ice storms.

What to Bring: Binoculars, hat, sturdy closed-toe shoes, water, bug spray, and sun protection.

All ages and experiences welcome!

Bird species seen or heard in Valley Forge during 2014-2018 walks

Printable schedule and information sheet