Off to a Flying Start! Migration Kick-off

Bald Eagle in Flight

Trail fee for Non-Members. 

Join us to celebrate the wonders of raptor migration as we begin our 88th annual fall migration count!

A full day of activities for the whole family, including naturalists in the garden and South Lookout, raptor ID, kids activities, and our signature Raptors Up Close program.


2022 Activity Schedule

* All activities and locations below are ADA Accessible 

Mountain Bookstore & Optics Sale 
Location: Visitor Center
Visitors can enjoy 10% off, 20% off for Members, on merch and apparel in the Mountain Bookstore (excluding food and drink), plus select discounts on binoculars and optics.

Raptors Up Close | 10 AM
Location: Outdoor Amphitheater 
Join HMS educators for this iconic half-hour program, learning about raptors and why they matter, and get to meet a feathered friend up close! 

Kids Activities | 10 AM - 2 PM
Location: Visitor Center
Young visitors can learn all about the magic of migration through hands-on, self-guided activities. 

Naturalist in the Garden | 10 AM - 2 PM
Location: Native Habitat Garden
Come chat with one of the HMS Garden Volunteers about what's currently growing and visiting the Habitat Garden near the Visitor Center.

Naturalist at the Lookout | 10 AM - 2 PM
Location: South Lookout
Learn facts about Hawk Mountain, the migration, and raptors from a naturalist while enjoying the breathtaking vista from South Lookout.