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Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Every Saturday

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.


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This event is scheduled every Saturday:
Please be aware that recurring events like this may occasionally be cancelled or postponed by the promoter - especially on holidays. We always suggest you contact the promoter or venue to confirm for a particular day.

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