Participants will be guided to observe birds throughout the diverse habitats of Randall’s Island Park while traveling along a choice of two birding routes. Both routes are mostly flat and paved trails with some open grassy areas and occasional shade cover- please note that one route option will experience more hilled and rugged terrain. There are a few benches along the route and restrooms located near the start and end of the trip. Total distance would be about 1 – 1.5 miles from beginning to end dependent upon your route choice. Registration is required and BIPOC community members are highly encouraged to attend.
Both routes will be end at a Community Barbeque at the 103rd Street Footbridge Picnic Area celebrating Black Birders Week – for more information click here.
*Binoculars will be available on a first come first served basis and will not be available to people who arrive later than the scheduled start.
Location: North Entrance of Icahn Stadium
Note on Accessibility:
The scheduled meeting location is most accessible by the M35 bus. Free parking is also available near parking lots A, B, C and D at Icahn Stadium. There is also a Citi Bike rack located near the starting location. For more information on the park and how to get there, you can visit the Randall’s Island Park Alliance website. Restrooms are also located near the start and end of the scheduled routes.
For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation or for event information, please email [email protected]