Co-hosted by Audubon Vermont & Pride Center of Vermont
Saturday, January 20, 2024
1:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
LGBTQIA2S+ hikers are invited to enjoy a walk with community at Shelburne Bay State Park! Shelburne Bay State Park is a 93-acre area with many options for outdoor recreation, including walking, hiking, paddling, birding, and biking. The trails we’ll be walking are walking/hiking only. Our route is described by All Trails as easy and flat. This spot offers some awesome waterfowl viewing! Please use the registration form to let us know if you’re interested in borrowing binoculars for this hike. Audubon will also bring a few scopes for participants to look through at the end of our walk (staying to use the scopes is optional).
You can explore what birds have been seen recently here: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L165354
Address: 1467 Bay Road, Shelburne, VT, 05482
Trail info: We’ll walk 2.5 miles of trail that wanders into a cedar forest and along the shore of Shelburne Bay. See attached trail map for our route. Leashed dogs welcome!
Trail surface: There are many sections Packed Earth/Dirt, Gravel/Crushed Stone/Cinder. Trails vary when wet or frozen. Clarks Trail may be muddy or icy.
Parking: Please park in the lot closest to the road (if looking at the map, the parking lot at letter B). This will be the second entrance on the right.
Accessibility: Participants using wheelchairs, mobility equipment, or strollers may need all-terrain tires or adaptive/motorized equipment for the surface type and grade after the first 1.3 miles of accessible trail (Shelburne Recreation Path).
Although this is an affinity space for the queer community, we welcome allies of all ages! Participants under 18 should be accompanied by an adult.