On Monday, June 10, the Northern Neck Audubon Society (NNAS) will conduct a bird walk at Beaverdam Park near Gloucester Court House at 9:00a.m. This beautiful park has a 635-acre lake and many trails for birding and wildlife watching. Trails go through forests and along the edge of the lake. Among the many possible sightings are osprey, herons, swallows, belted kingfishers, warblers, woodpeckers and bald eagles.
The GPS address is 8687 Roaring Springs Rd, Gloucester Courthouse, VA.
From Kilmarnock, take Rt 3 across the Greys Point/Whitestone Bridge. From the south end of the bridge, go 1.7 miles and turn left onto Dirt Bridge Road. Go .9 mile and turn right onto Regent Road. Go 2.3 miles and turn left onto Rtes. 33/3 (General Puller Highway). Go .5 mile and bear right onto Rt. 3 (Twigs Ferry Road). Go 4.6 miles & turn right onto Rtes. 3/198 (Buckley Hall Road). Go 1.6 mile and turn left onto Rt 3 (Windsor Road). Go 2.1 miles and turn right onto Rtes. 3E/14W (John Clayton Memorial Highway). Go 6.4 miles and turn right onto US 17 BR/14 W (Main Street). Follow Main Street around the circle at the courthouse. Go .3 mile. Turn right onto Rt. 616 (Roaring Springs Rd.). Go 2.4 miles to the main park entrance. Follow the road to the main parking lot by the lake. Meet in the parking lot.
From Saluda Courthouse, drive approximately 13.5 miles. You will see the hospital on the left. At the next light after the hospital, turn left onto Business Rt. 17 (Main Street). Go .4 mile and turn left onto Rt. 616 (Roaring Springs Rd.). Go 2.4 miles to the main park entrance. Follow the road to the main parking lot by the lake. Meet in the parking lot.
Several pairs of loaner binoculars will be available. For cancelations and additional information about NNAS activities and events, please visit our website at northernneckaudubon.org