Birding Hike with Joan Collins

Birding Hike with Joan Collins

The 138-mile Northville-Placid Trail is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2024!

Join Joan Collins for a bird walk on a section of this historic trail on September 14, 2024!


Participants will hike two miles round trip from the trailhead on Route 28N in Long Lake (1.5 miles east of Stewart’s). The hike will be on mostly level terrain with just a few small hills. It will take participants through a variety of habitats including boreal forest, marsh/bog, swamp, and mixed forest. In mid-September, bird life will include both year-round and migrant species. Black-backed Woodpeckers are always a possibility in the boreal sections of the trail.  A rain date for this event is September 15th, 2024.

Participants will meet at 7 a.m. at the trailhead parking. There is an outhouse at this location. Bring food, water, a jacket, appropriate attire/hiking shoes, binoculars, hat, and sunscreen if needed.

There is a maximum of 15 participants.

Contact Joan Collins to register at or 518-624-5528.

This field trip is jointly sponsored by Northern New York Audubon and the Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department. A rain date for this event is September 15th, 2024.

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