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Partner Event: Nature Conservancy's Fall Bird Walk at Hughes Hollow

  • McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area Hughes rd and Hunting Quarter Rd Poolesville, MD 20837 (map)

Grab your binoculars and join Jim Nelson and fellow birders for great sights and sounds in Maryland. Learn from our experienced trip leaders about the tremendous journeys these birds have made and enjoy their beautiful colors and songs. Hughes Hollow is part of the larger McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area (WMA), situated west of DC along the Potomac River in Montgomery County, MD. The WMA is bordered by the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park to the south and by Seneca Creek State Park to the east. Beginners are welcome! Thank you.

What to bring

  • Water
  • Rain gear, if necessary
  • Binoculars
  • Sunglasses and hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Birding field guide (recommended)

This bird walk is sold out. Please contact Kate Arion at to be placed on the wait list. More info is available at this link.

Earlier Event: September 27
National Public Lands Day