Bird Watching

Two park visitors look for birds through binoculars.
Over 227 species of birds have been observed within the park. Some of the best areas to observe birds are on Mount Joy, along Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River, and in meadows throughout the park.
Bird Watching Brochure and Checklist
Bird Walks
See or hear different species in a variety of seasons and habitats. Walk is intended for birders of all levels, beginners welcome and encouraged. Each program lasts approximately 2 hours and covers 1.5 miles walking. The walk is mostly along paved trails but includes short sections of gravel and grass. Good walking shoes are recommended. Binoculars, hat, water, bug spray and sun protection optional. Meets at Artillery Park.
2020 Program Times
March 10 and 24 - 8:00 am
April 14 and 28 - 8:00 am
May 12 and 26 - 7:30 am
June 9 and 23 - 7:30 am
July 14 and 28 - 7:30 am
August 11 and 25 - 7:30 am
September 8 and 22 - 8:00 am
October 13 and 27 - 8:00 am

Download the park map and our birding brochure. Please check the Valley Forge Park Alliance website for updates. Walks will be canceled during electrical or ice storms.

Last updated: January 2, 2020

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