Friday afternoon

Herring Run Park
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Cost: $25/person
Meeting Location: ______ at Herring Run Park

Herring Run Park is a 375-acre forested treasure in the middle of Baltimore City. The woodlands that border the Herring Run stream valley provide habitat for species such as Black-throated Green Warbler, Blue-headed Vireo, and Great Crested Flycatcher. This trip will feature up to three miles of hiking on slightly hilly park paths.

 

Masonville Cove
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Cost: $25/person
Meeting location: Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center

Masonville Cove is 70 acres of water and 54 acres of restored wetlands, nature trails, and a protected bird sanctuary on a formerly neglected parcel of land in the Middle Branch. More than 135 species have been recorded here during the month of May. Species may include shorebirds such as Dunlin and Solitary Sandpiper, Bald Eagles, and both Orchard and Baltimore Orioles. This hike will feature up to two miles of hiking on mostly flat nature trails and dirt roads.

 

Druid Hill Park
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Cost: $25/person
Meeting Location: _______ at Druid Hill Park

Explore the 745 acres of open fields, hardwood forest and reservoir at Druid Hill Park in search of warblers, woodpeckers and waterfowl. More than 120 species have been recorded here in May. Join your guides for a special opportunity to view nesting Yellow-crowned Night-Herons above the Jones Falls. This trip will include short hikes on occassionally steep trails along the Jones Falls Trail, and some short driving between sites in this very large urban park.

Reservations will be confirmed via email. No cancellations after May 5, 2017. Trips subject to weather cancellations.

 

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