Wayne County Parks to host spring bird hike at Crosswinds Marsh on Saturday


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Crosswinds Marsh in New Boston. Photo source: Google Maps

Wayne County Parks will host a spring bird hike at Crosswinds Marsh, 27600 Haggerty Road, New Boston on Saturday, April 23, from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.

Families will take a leisurely hike along the scenic trails and through the meadows, forests and marshes to witness migrant songbirds, waterfowl and shorebirds passing through and heading to their summer breeding grounds.  Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars, a bird book that provides information on various types of birds and comfortable shoes.

This program is recommended for ages six and over and is conducted outdoors. In cases of inclement weather, such as heavy storms and rain, the program will be cancelled.

The event fee is $6 per child and $2 per adult; add $1 per person for non Wayne County residents. Advanced registration is required. Participants can call 734.261.1990 to register of for additional information.

Directions to Crosswinds Marsh:

From the South

·                     Take Interstate 275 N to Will-Carleton Road (exit #8).

·                     Take Will Carleton Road west 3 ½ miles to Haggerty Road.

·                     Take Haggerty Road ½ mile north (right) to park entrance on the west (left) side of the road.

 

From the North

·                     Take Interstate 275 S to Will-Carleton Road (exit #8).

·                     Take Will Carleton Road west 3 ½ miles to Haggerty Road.

·                     Take Haggerty Road ½ mile north (right) to park entrance on the west (left) side of the road.

Source: Wayne County Parks

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