Natural World Continuing Education Series

Lecture: Naturalists Study Group

Natural World Continuing Education Series - West Tiger Mountain No. 3

Natural World Continuing Education Series

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,100 ft

8:15 AM at 65th street park and ride or 9 AM at trailhead by exit 20 on I-90. Discover pass is needed to park at the main trailhead, since this is a state park

We will emphasize mosses, lichens and tree identification and will also bird watch. We will go up the not-heavily traveled Nook trail and come down via the Section Line and Bus trails going by Tradition and Round Lakes. There is forest and more open, marshy area below. We should see feeding flocks and raptors.


West Tiger Mountain No. 3

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

bring 10 essentials.

Bring binoculars and magnifying loupe (I'll bring extra loupes)

Wear sturdy hiking boots.

Dress for weather, with layers.

Hiking poles can be useful

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