Spring Bird Walks


82st Annual Series of Spring Bird Walks

Watch the spring migrants return or travel through to their summer breeding grounds during the 81st Annual Series of Spring Bird Walks. Cosponsored by Cleveland Metroparks, The Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and other local park districts, walks will be  held on Sundays, April 12 through May 17 at 7:30 a.m. at the following locations: 

The walks will be held each Sunday from April 12 to May 17, 2015.  Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the following locations:


Aurora Sanctuary - Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland Sanctuary, parking lot east of Page Rd. on E. Pioneer Trail, east of routes 306 and 43, Aurora 440-543-6399.

Bedford Reservation - Hemlock Creek Picnic Area off of Button Rd. in Bedford. Bedford Reservation - Hemlock Creek Picnic Area  440-734-6660

Big Creek Reservation - Lake Isaac off of Big Creek Parkway in Middleburg Heights 440-734-6660.

Brecksville Reservation - Parking area at Station Rd. Bridge Trailhead off of Riverview Rd. south of Rt. 82 in Brecksville. Brecksville Reservation  440-526-1012

Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve - Lakefront Reservation Ranger Headquarters building at Gordon Park (exit Shoreway at Martin Luther King Blvd., go north; park entrance on left) 440-734-6660

Gates Mills - Call 440-734-6660 for details

Geauga Park District - Various loacations Call (440) 286-9516 for details.

Hinckley Reservation - Bridge at south end of Hinckley Lake off of State Rd. in Hinckley. 440-734-6660

Hiram - James H. Barrow Field Station (Hiram College) on Wheeler Road 330-527-3076

Holden Arboretum - Visitors Center off of Sperry Rd. in Kirtland. Meet in main parking lot off Sperry Rd., Kirtland 440-946-4400                                      

Huntington Reservation - Huntington Beach off of Lake Rd. in Bay Village. 440-734-6660

Lake Metroparks - Lake Erie Bluffs, 2901 Clark Rd., Perry Township 440-256-2112

Mentor Marsh - Headlands State Park in Mentor.  Take I-90 to Rt. 44 to the beginning of Headlands State Park.  Parking area on Headland Road at East end of Mentor Headlands SP . 216-231-4600

North Chagrin Reservation - North Chagrin Nature Center/Sunset Pond off of Buttermilk Falls Parkway in Mayfield Village. 440-473-3370

Novak Sanctuary - Parking lot north of Rt. 82 on Aurora Tow Line Rd. in Aurora. 440-543-6399

Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation - CanalWay Center in Cuyahoga Heights.  Take I-77 to Grant Ave. to E. 49th St. entrance. 216-206-1000.

Portage County - James H Barrow Field Station- Wheeler Road, Hiram Call Eric Faber (330) 527-3076 for information

Rocky River Reservation - Rocky River Nature Center  parking lot, 24000 Valley Parkway, mile north of Cedar Point Road in North Olmsted 440-734-6660

Shaker Lakes - Nature Center at Shaker Lakes parking lot, Shaker Heights 216-321-5935


The Audubon Spring Bird Walks are sponsored by:

Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland 216 556-5441
Cleveland Museum of Natural History 216 231-4600
Cleveland Metroparks 440 734-6600
Lake County Metroparks 440 256-1404
Geauga Park District 440 286-9516
The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 216 321-5935

For further information call one of the sponsor organizations.  The walks are led by expert volunteers and are free to all for the enjoyment of outdoors.

Ken Gober, Coordinator 216 469-8708


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