Barrington Area Spring Bird Walks & Hikes 2022
Sponsored by Citizens for Conservation

Track spring migration with Barrington naturalists Wendy Paulson, Barb Karon and Laura Simpson
Walks are free and open to the public. But spaces are limited and REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Bring binoculars (and insect repellent if desired) and dress for the weather.

  • April 1, 8 a.m. — Crabtree Nature Center (3 Stover Road off of Palatine Road)
  • April 8, 8 a.m. — Crabtree Nature Center (3 Stover Road off of Palatine Road)
  • April 22, 8 a.m. — Crabtree Nature Center (3 Stover Road off of Palatine Road)
  • May 6, 7:30 a.m. – Deer Grove East* (entrance on north side of Dundee Road, west of Hicks Road, east of Smith Street. Go to farthest and last parking area to the west of Picnic Grove #1) with optional extension to Camp Alphonse (off Dundee Road)
  • May 13, 7:30 a.m.— Crabtree Nature Center (3 Stover Road off of Palatine Road)
  • May 17, 7:30 a.m.— Beverly Lake* (parking lot on north side of Higgins Rd/Rt. 72, east of Rt. 25, west of Beverly) May 18, 3:30 p.m. — Baker’s Lake (parking lot on Highland Ave. south of Hillside Ave); students welcome.
  • May 20, 7:30 a.m. — Headwaters* (parking lot on Wichman Rd. off north side of Rt. 72; ½ mile west of Rt. 59) May 27, 7 a.m.— Paul Douglas Preserve, Hoffman Estates (use the Grassy Ridge Meadow Entrance on West Central Road, between Ela Road and Freeman Road, park all the way at the end of the lot). June 3, 7 a.m.—Galloping Hill (meet at Penny Road Pond parking lot, less than a mile west of Old Sutton/Penny Rd intersection)

* indicates a more strenuous hike

Registration required: RSVP to Susan Baert at [email protected] or
(847) 854-2175. Be sure to include name, email address & best contact number

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