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Day Hike - Woodard Bay

Join us for the annual Family Bat (and Cormorant) sunset hike. We will head out an hour before sunset and be at the point to see the bats come out for the night, enjoying cocoa and bat cookies and the lovely waterfront. Watch the breeding cormorants colony across the water as a bonus!

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 1.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 50 ft

Meet at the Woodard Bay parking lot at 7:00 pm with your Discover Pass.  Parking is limited so we may need to carpool there. There is also overflow parking across the bridge to the east up the hill.  We will begin walking to point no later than 7:15.

Cocoa and Bat cookies provided.

Bring binoculars, warm clothing, good shoes, maybe a sit pad.

We have spare binoculars so please request if needed.

Bat capes provided---optional but encouraged!

Flashlights and/or headlamps needed for walk out.

 

Check out http://www.batsaboutourtown.com/pages/WoodardBay.htm

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Required Equipment

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Family Essentials

Kids:  pack, warm clothing, water, rain gear, ID, good walking shoes.

Adults:  pack with same as kids and first aid kit.

Flashlights/headlamps and binoculars are needed for this trip.

Bird guide books may be useful until dark.

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