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! Contact Paul Noeldner, (608) 698-0104, with questions or to volunteer.

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, April 24, 2021
    10:00am to 11:30am

    Bird & Nature Outing | Edna Taylor | April 24

    Did You Hear a Frog? with Julie Melton ~ IMPORTANT: Following guidance from Public Health Madison & Dane County, Madison Parks is supporting the volunteer-led Bird & Nature Outings. Participation is limited to the first 20 people. Masks are required and must be worn at all times. Please practice social distancing with members outside of your household. Self-guided walks are encouraged any … Read more

  • Sunday, April 25, 2021
    12:00pm to 4:00pm

    Bird & Nature Festival | Warner Park | April 25

    The 2021 Bird & Nature Festival is a free, family-friendly event celebrating Madison Bird City, Arbor Day and Earth Day.  See live birds by Open Door Bird Sanctuary in the walk-thru exhibit, and visit nature displays throughout the day.  Plan 30-45 minutes for your visit anytime between 12 and 4 pm, during this on-going event. Masks and social distancing are required.  Don't Miss: Live Birds … Read more