Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Observe the Magnificent Great Blue Herons and Their Chicks at Stow Lake Nine Saturdays During the Spring Nesting Season in April, May and June.
2020 Season – 10 am to 1 pm: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 6, 13
Free Program – Interns and volunteers, using spotting scopes, will show the herons and chicks and explain their behavior. Observation deck is open from 10 am to 1 pm
Naturalist-led Walk (Adults: $10, young adults and children free.) – To observe chicks and other nesting birds from various spots around the Lake and Strawberry Island. Terrain is mostly flat. 10:15 am-12:15 pm – meet at observation site.