A guided, bird watching hike up Ferryville’s Sugar Creek Bluff State Natural Area is a unique way to treat mom for Mother’s Day.
Mississippi Valley Conservancy and the Ferryville Tourism Council are pleased to offer the public a guided hike and bird watching experience on Saturday, May 9 from 7:30 to 10 a.m.
The Sugar Creek Bluff State Natural Area is a 276-acre bluff land preserve. With its beautiful meadows, forests, and prairies located above the Mississippi River, the area is a great place for bird watching including many threatened species, such as the Cerulean Warbler, the Blue-winged Warbler and Bald Eagle.
To join this hike, please meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Ferryville Village Hall, 170 Pine Street, and Highway 35, at the south end of town just past the County C intersection with Highway 35. We will carpool to the trailhead. If you prefer to drive to the trailhead, please follow North Buck Creek Road east off of Highway 35 to the trailhead (approximately one mile) on the left, parking is limited.
Following the hike, the documentary ‘Mysteries of the Driftless’ will be shown at the Ferryville Village Hall. Refreshments will be served.