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Walk the Wetlands

sun04dec8:00 amsun12:00 pmWalk the WetlandsJoin two Audubon Master Birders on a leisurely 3-mile walk on level paths along the South Platte River and adjacent wetlands and ponds.8:00 am - 12:00 pm(GMT+00:00) 11280 Waterton Rd.Event Type Field TripAdmissionFree Event

Hairy Woodpecker by Bill Schreitz


(Sunday) 8:00 am - 12:00 pm(GMT+00:00)


Denver Audubon Nature Center

11280 Waterton Rd.

Event Details

The Walk the Wetlands event begins at the Denver Audubon Kingery Nature Center at 8 a.m. The group ventures along the South Platte River through open fields and deciduous woodland, and by ponds and marshes. The walk itself is about 3 miles and takes about 3.5 hours, the time varying mostly due to weather conditions. The past winter months over the years have afforded the opportunity to see our many resident birds as well as both late and irruptive migrants from the north. Among the resident birds that winter here are many species of ducks, both Hairy and Downy Woodpeckers, White-breasted Nuthatches, Northern Flickers, Townsend's Solitaires, and Cedar Waxwings. As for late migrants, anything* can show up.

The walk is led by Audubon Master Birders.

Meeting Location: Denver Audubon's Kingery Nature Center 11280 Waterton Rd., Littleton, CO 80125

Trip Leader: Bill Schreitz

Contact #: (410) 533-1720

Feel free to reach out with any questions.

Please Note: If you have registered and no longer can attend the walk, please contact the Denver Audubon Office (Rhonda Shank 303-973-9530) or the trip Leader (Bill Schreitz 410-533-1720) as soon as possible. There is a waiting list for those wanting to join the walk. 

  • Advance registration, including signing of the liability waiver, is required. Walk-up or impromptu participants will not be allowed.

  • You are responsible for bringing your own binoculars, water, snacks and sunscreen for optimum experience 

  • Cameras are permitted 

  • This trip is not accessible for those with mobility issues.

COVID Guidelines: We will follow the current guidelines for the county where the program takes place.

Photo credit: Bill Schreitz


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