Use Your Birding & Nature Vacation to Revitalize Your Mind and Body.
Check-in with your selected lodging provider the afternoon before your first trip, and check-out the morning after your last trip.
Festival check-in is Sunday between 6 and 8 PM, Monday at 6 AM, or Wednesday at 6 AM at Burnwood. Items provided upon check-in include a printed checklist, personal itinerary and name tag.
Breakfast is provided hot buffet-style at 6 AM under a pavilion at Burnwood. Cranberry and Infinity Loop trips have a grab-n-go breakfast waiting on the bus.
Cranberry and Infinity Loop trips depart from Burnwood as quickly as possible. Cranberry returns by 5 PM. All other trips depart from Brunwood by 7 AM and return by 2 PM. Field Trip transportation is provided.
At 4 PM we offer a casual Presentation, however, afternoons are the perfect opportunity to enjoy personal time with a nap, hot tub, journal, or sightseeing. Take your time.
2024, Apr 29 - May 4: Registration Opens in the Autumn of 2023. Subscribe for email notification!
The following trips are offered each day as indicated. Select your daily itinerary upon registration. After a trip is full and no longer available, it cannot be clicked/selected on the registration form.
Monday - Friday 2024 UPDATES ARE UNDERWAY!
6am – 5pm Cranberry
7am – 2pm Burnwood to Babcock
7am – 2pm Kanawha Falls
7am – 2pm Sugar Creek
7am – 2pm Muddlety to Carnifex
6am – 2pm Infinity Loop
7am – 2pm ACE Reptiles & Amphibians
7am – 2pm Glade Creek
7am – 2pm The Summit
7am – 2pm Wolf Creek & Rail Trail
Lunch is provided on field trips.
4 PM Presentations
Casual afternoon presentations start at 4 PM daily and last approximately one hour, located in the Meadows.
Dinner starts at 6 PM daily, Monday through Saturday, at the Meadows; beverage options are provided; indoor and outdoor seating is provided.
Evening Presentations immediately follow dinner, at 7 PM in the Meadows and include outdoor broadcast viewing areas.
Mo. Jim McCormac
We. Katie Fallon
Fr. Julie Zickefoose
Sa. Farewell "Pizza Party" Social
Farewell Pizza Party
Live acoustic music and Pizza at 6 PM, Saturday!
Please be forgiving as the speaker line-ups may change due to unforeseen personal schedule changes. Field trip times and routes are approximate and may vary due to accessibility, bird movement, weather conditions, and other unforeseen variables.
♦ Detailed location information and maps are provided to those with registrations, in April.