Hawk Mountain - Kempton, PA, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 40° 38.021 W 075° 59.231
18T E 416518 N 4498562
Quick Description: A great place to see the fall migration of hawks with observation trails, lookouts, research and education.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/24/2014 9:24:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMMQ87
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged
Views: 6

Long Description:
This is a site that was used by hunters to shoot hawks until it was saved and turned into a sanctuary. There is research and education on site as well as trails and lookouts.

Visitor Center: Open daily 9 am to 5 pm
Sept-Nov, open daily 8 am to 5 pm
Thanksgiving Eve: Visitor Center closes at 1 pm.
Christmas Eve: Visitor Center closes at 1 pm.
New Year's Eve: Visitor Center closes at 1 pm.

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day

Trails: Open daily dawn until dusk, except Dec 1 and 2

Deer Season: ALL TRAILS CLOSED DEC 1 and 2
Park Name: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Sponsoring Organization: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Website: [Web Link]

Entrance Fee: 8.00 (listed in local currency)

List any Hides, Birding Towers, or other structures to assist in Birdwatching found at the location:
Several trails with lookout spots are available, including their most popular Lookout Trail. A map is downloadable from their website. There are also photos and descriptions of the trails that are downloadable.


Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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