March 28, 2018 Mariah

Hollow Fields Hike, Richmond, 5/23/2018

On the lookout for Bobolink and other grassland breeding birds!

HOLLOW FIELDS

Wednesday, May 23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Boblink” Photo Credit: Lynne Harding

Difficulty: Moderate (easy pace, moderate elevation change)

Description: The Hollow Fields Reserve is a collaboration of BNRC and the Richmond Land Trust, in partnership with the Town of Richmond.  The Reserve has multiple miles of hiking trails, 40 acres of wide-open fields, and stunning views. The fields are maintained for grassland breeding bird habitats and in particular, the bobolink. Join us in exploring the fields. Bring your binoculars, cameras, water and lunch or a snack.

 

 

Directions:

From Great Barrington: Take Route 41 north into Richmond. After passing Route 295, Perry Peak Road will be the next left approximately one mile down the road. On Perry Peak Road, find the parking at the second red barn on the left, with a BNRC sign by the road.

From Pittsfield: Get on West Housatonic Street (Route 20) heading west. Turn left onto Route 41 just before Hancock Shaker Village. After 2.5 miles turn right onto Perry Peak Road. Parking is signed, second red barn on the left.

From Lenox: Take Route 183 west towards Tanglewood. Just passed Tanglewood, turn right onto Richmond Mountain Road. Richmond Mountain Road becomes Lenox Road. Continue on Lenox Road through a few intersections and 3 miles. When you get to Route 41, turn right. After passing Route 295, Perry Peak Road will be the next left approximately one mile down the road. On Perry Peak Road, find the parking at the second red barn on the left, with a BNRC sign by the road.

Email Mariah at mauman@bnrc.org or call 413-499-0596 with any questions