Bird & Nature Outings

Turville Point Bird & Nature Outing with Chuck Henrikson

Discover nature by foot, paddle or pedal! Thanks to our nature expert volunteers, Madison Parks offers free, family-friendly Bird & Nature Outings at various park locations throughout the year. No registration is required. Participants are asked to wear appropriate clothing for the day, be prepared for mosquitoes when in-season, and wear footwear for the weather when hiking. Dogs are not permitted. Binoculars, cameras and children are welcome.

Thanks to the Madison Friends of Urban Nature (FUN) for their dedication and enthusiasm. Join the FUN! For more information or to volunteer, contact Paul Noeldner, (608) 698-0104.

Upcoming Events

  • Sunday, August 6, 2017
    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    Bird & Nature Outing - Cherokee Marsh, August 6

    Take a free, guided nature walk at Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park - North Unit. Families and kids love to join nature outings along the Cherokee Marsh trails, boardwalks and belly boards in search of frogs, birds, bunnies and other wildlife.  Learn about some of the fascinating creatures in the web of life surrounding us.  Free, family and kid friendly, wear comfortable clothing and bring … Read more

  • Saturday, August 12, 2017
    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    Bird & Nature Outing - Owen Conservation Park, August 12

    Beautiful Butterflies! Join Arboretum Naturalist Sylvia Marek for a free, family friendly afternoon outing at Owen Park to look for Butterflies and other insect life in the prairies and woodlands! Read more