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Evening Owl Prowl: CANCELED for Fri Feb 9 and 10

  • Picnic Point 2004 University Bay Drive Madison, WI, 53705 United States (map)

This trip has been canceled due to icy trail conditions and cold weather. The rain date for Sunday has also been canceled. Stay safe and warm!

We’re sorry, this field trip is full!

Enjoy the nighttime woods on this evening Owl Prowl at Picnic Point. Meet at Lot 129 at the entrance to Picnic Point, and bring a headlamp or flashlight if you like. We will begin birding as dusk falls, and continue our Owl Prowl until 9:00 p.m. Great horned and barred owls are regularly seen in this area, and we may get lucky and find screech owls as well! We will have binoculars for loan.

RAIN/SNOW DATE: Sunday, February 10


  • Trail grade and number/type of trail impediments are ok for those with difficulty walking or wearing children in packs

  • Field trip leader is adept at birding by ear and can accommodate those with visual impairments

  • Accessible by public transportation

  • The first half of the trip is wheelchair accessible: wide, paved paths. The second half progresses on to grassy paths and some narrower paths.

  • We move at a very slow pace


RSVP REQUIRED: YES. This trip limited to 20 people, and is at capactiy. Please contact Carolyn  ( or 608-255-2473) to get on the waiting list.

Cover photo by Phil Brown