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Winter Family Day at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge
February 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm| $5 - $12
Hirundo Wildlife Refuge’s Winter Family Day offers a great line-up of programs and activities for all ages and abilities. Ultimate dogsledding experience — Alexander Therriault with his two teams will take you you for a ride. For the second year, the Machias Savings Bank of Brewer is sponsoring the dogsledding. Thank you for allowing all participants to catch a free ride.
Activities include a guided nature walk with Bucky Owen, cross-country ski race for entry levels adult, junior and child, curling (weather dependent) or snowshoe biathlon, animal snow sculpture competition and also many self-guided activities: snow shoeing, curling for fun, soap bubbles, winter scavenger hunt and more… including campfire free hot chocolate hotdogs and donuts for sale.
Call to register 207.394.2171. For more information, visit hirundomaine.org.
Directions from the South: Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.75 mi and look for the large red sign on your right, this is Gate 1. Take Gate 1 off Rt. 43 and follow the dirt road for ~1/2 mile to the Pine Tree parking area. The Parker Reed shelter is 100 m further on the left.