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Birding By Sound Paddle
June 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm$50
Are you wild about birds?
Join the Wild Rivers Conservancy Natural Resources Manager Katie and local birder fanatic, Brian Collins for a day on the St. Croix River listening and looking for spring migrants making their way north. We’ll search the skies, riparian zone, and waters for Great blue heron, green heron, belted kingfisher, bald eagle, swallows, osprey, and more. This fully supported paddle will provide an educational aspect to bird identification by sound.
You will be provided with premium kayaks, paddles, and PFDs, as well as a shuttle service from your cars to the initial canoe/kayak landing.
Vehicle Admission: MN State Park Pass
Paddle Length: 8.8 Miles
Paddle Difficulty: Beginner-friendly, but intermediate paddlers are preferred
Bathrooms: At start and end with campsite pit toilets along the route
Where to Meet: William O’Brien State Park
Recommended items to bring/wear:
- Adequate water
- Polarized sunglasses
- Clothing that correlates to weather conditions
- MN State Park Pass (look to waive fee)
This event will be canceled due to inclement weather such as heavy rains and thunderstorms.