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Birding Walk at the Catskills Visitor Center

October 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join bird enthusiast Finn Parnell for a birding walk around the Catskills Visitor Center. We’ll listen for and identify birds along the 0.5 mile, accessible loop trail using the Merlin App. Feel free to download the Merlin App prior to our walk. For those interested, the Upper Esopus Fire Tower will be open and available to climb. Please wear comfortable footwear. Binoculars are available to borrow, at a first come first serve basis. Meet the hike leader at the entrance to the Catskills Visitor Center at 10am at 5096 New York 28, Mt Tremper NY 12457. Finn Parnell is the Community Relations Specialist and leads the Catskill steward program for the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development.

Event Duration: .5 miles, 2 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Easy

Leader(s): Finn Parnell

Bring: Binoculars, Phone (for using Merlin App-optional), water and snack, as needed.

Registration required by 10/3.  Use registration form below to register.

PLEASE contact the leader and cancel if you are not able to come as others may want to take your place.

Group size is limited to 12 so register early.

Fee:  No

Dogs allowed:  Yes, leashed only.

Questions about this event can be directed toFparnell@catskillcenter.org

(917) 480-1937

Covid-19 Guidelines:   We ask participants to socially distance,  to be vaccinated and to cancel if they or members of their household are or have been ill with covid-like symptoms within the past ten days.   Other guidelines may apply, depending on event. The event leader will inform participants.

Driving Directions: The Catskills Visitor Center is located at 5096 State Route 28 in Mount Tremper, 18 miles west of the traffic circle at the Kingston exit of the NYS Thruway (on the right); and less than one mile east of the junction of State Routes 28 and 212 (on the left).

GPS coordinates: 42.02797, -74.26976

After you press “Submit” below the registration form, you will see a screen that says “Your registration has been submitted”. If you do not, an error has occurred. Please resubmit, being sure to complete all fields. You should receive a message from the leader acknowledging your registration.

Register:  Complete and submit the form below to register.

Register for Birding Walk at the Catskills Visitor Center


October 4, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Finn Parnell


Catskill Interpretive Center
5096 Route 28
Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 United States
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(845) 688-3369