Kid Friendly Activities Bird Watching Hiking or Walking Hawk Mountain Sanctuary




Operating Hours/Cost
Trails are open daily, dawn to dusk. The Visitor Center is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Events
August 15, 2017 - December 15, 2017
Autumn Hawk Watch
The Annual Autumn Hawk Watch begins August 15 at the Sanctuary's famed North Lookout and is conducted daily, weather permitting, through December 15. An official counter and interpreters are on hand to point out and identify birds. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to learn more about hawk migration and enjoy this spectacle of nature.



Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, located along the Appalachian Flyway in east-central Pennsylvania, offers an outstanding, year-round nature experience with educational displays, 8 miles of hiking trails and mountaintop vistas where you can watch the thrilling migration of nearly 20,000 hawks, eagles and falcons each autumn.

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is a leader in raptor conservation. Since 1934, Hawk Mountain has introduced people of all ages to the phenomenon of hawk migration and to the ecological complexity of the Appalachian region. As the world's first raptor refuge, the Sanctuary pioneered efforts to reverse negative attitudes toward predatory birds that prevailed in the early 20th century. Today hundreds of migration watch-sites find their roots at Hawk Mountain.

Contact Information
1700 Hawk Mountain Road
Kempton, PA 19529

phone: (610) 756-6961
fax: (610) 756-4468


website: Visit Official Web Site
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Directions
Hawk Mountain is located north of Hamburg, Pennsylvania, approximately 7 miles northeast of I-78.

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