Barrington Area Spring Bird Hikes

Barrington Area Spring Bird Walks & Hikes
Cosponsored by Audubon Chicago Region and Citizens for Conservation

Get to know nearby nature with Barrington area naturalist Wendy Paulsonbluebird

Walks are free and open to the public though spaces are limited and RSVPs are required.
Waterproof boots are strongly recommended for these hikes. Don’t forget your binoculars!

April 4, 8 a.m.—Beese Park (Meet at Beese Park, east end of Cornell Avenue)
April 11, 8 a.m.—Beese Park (as above)
May 6, 7:30 a.m.— Baker’s Lake (parking lot on Highland Ave. south of Hillside Ave.)
May 16, 7:30 a.m.—Beverly Lake (parking lot on north side of Higgins Rd/Rt. 72 west of Sutton Rd)
May 23, 7:30 a.m.—Baker’s Lake (as above)
May 31, 7:00 a.m.—Galloping Hill* (meet at Penny Road Pond parking lot, less than a mile west of Old Sutton/Penny Rd intersection)
June 10, 7:00 a.m.—Headwaters* (parking lot on Wichman Rd. off north side of Rt.72;1/2 mile west of Rt. 59)
June 17, 7:00 a.m. – Galloping Hill* (as above)
June 19, 5:00 p.m.—Longmeadow* (north side of Longmeadow Dr. off Bateman Rd)
*indicates a more strenuous hike

Black-crowned Night Herons.  Photo by Jim Bodkin


Please RSVP to: Daniel JacobsonDaniel Jacobson (312) 453-0230, Extension 2002 or [email protected] and let us know how best to contact you should that be necessary.

Before you head out, please be sure to check the Citizens for Conservation website for any last minute changes or cancellations.


Click Here for Wendy’s Birds of Barrington Blog.