Club Field Trips

Normally, there are many field trips held throughout the year. Most trips are free of charge and are open to the public as well as club members.

Pre-registration and compliance with any applicable guidelines is required.

Please read and follow the instructions provided for each listed field trip. Trip leaders reserve the right to cancel a trip for any reason.

General information for all field trips: Please bring binoculars, or scopes are optional if you have them. Bring water or other non-alcoholic beverages; snacks or a lunch are up to you. Wear hiking boots or shoes; flip-flops are not recommended. Most trips are rain or shine, so dress for the weather. All ages are welcome, those age 17 or under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Bird Walks for Beginners

All trips are easy walking on flat trails. All levels of birders are welcome. Checklists are provided at the end of each walk. Trips will be cancelled if there is snow on the roads. For more info or directions, email trip leader Sandy McPhail via


Saturday, June 10th 2023 8:00am. Waywayanda State Park. Leader Matt Skalla – Trip starts at the P7 parking lot on Clinton Road (approx. 30 minute drive north of Sparta) this area is known as “Hiking Terrace Pond parking” on google maps. We will walk approx. 3-4 miles on logging roads through woodland. We hope to see Acadian Flycatcher, Hooded Warbler and Cerulean Warbler as well as the usual suspects for June. We may stop at other sites as time/interest permits. Bring lunch and a drink.
Please email leader with questions and to register.