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Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is famous as the world's first refuge for birds of prey, and one of the most recognized hawk migration watchsites in the United States.

Operated as a non-profit, Hawk Mountain is a nature-tourism site; membership and trail fees support raptor conservation programs. People visit Hawk Mountain for hiking, birding, autumn hawk watching, scientific study and wildlife observation.

Hawk Mountain's conservation science program works internationally to protect birds of prey along the entire length of their flyways. The Hawk Mountain Conservation Science Internship Program has trained more than 300 young people from 62 countries on six continents.

You can support Hawk Mountain in several ways. Visit Hawk Mountain any day of the year to enjoy the scenic and inspirational views. Join as a member to support the Hawk Mountain conservation mission. Volunteer time in any number of areas.
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  • We just went to Hawk Mountain in Oct. We seen a few birds on the look outs but not too many. But, even so, there was great views and nice trails to take a walk. Leaves are changing in Oct. so it's pre...  read more »
  • Amazing to have this place so close to Philadelphia. It could be a day trip, but even better if you can stay overnight and explore the surrounding countryside and small towns. 
  • Even though the weather was not good every time we travel to Hawk Mountain to hike is a fantastic day. 
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