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Address: Cape May, NJ
Activities: Birdwatching
Description: Considered one of the most important stopovers for migratory birds, this...
Considered one of the most important stopovers for migratory birds, this undeveloped oceanfront land contains a bird refuge and freshwater wetlands.
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Great Birding opportunities

Well worth birding outings just after sunrise or before sunset. We have never been disappointed when we visit this location. The paths create an easy, leisurely opportunity to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Cape May, New Jersey
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Cape May, New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Well worth birding outings just after sunrise or before sunset. We have never been disappointed when we visit this location. The paths create an easy, leisurely opportunity to stroll while searching out wildlife.

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Glen Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Fabulous wildlife habitat maintained by The Nature Conservancy. Great for shorebirds and migrant songbirds in spring and fall. My find on this trip: nesting oystercatcher on the beach.

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Pine Brook, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Nice place for nature lover. A walking path through meadows leads to beach .Calm and beautiful .Must visit if you are in Cape May.

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Limerick, PA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Thanks to the Nature Conservancy there have been a few pair of oyster catchers nesting on the beach. We have come in April both times so we have only seen the pairs together, not the chicks. Its a nice beach and hopefully people are considerate of the nesting season! Great path through marsh. If you like birding its a must... More 

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Drums, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I love the Nature Conservancy and their goal to secure that not all of the beauty in our country is developed! The birding here is wonderful. Its a peacefully, easy terrain to hike. If you go at the right time, the butterflies are also amazing!!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

You won't find a more unique region to see Nature in all its diversity in a few miles of Salt Water, Fresh Water, Marsh, Arboreal and almost any other setting. Walks run by the Cape May Bird Observatory & Audubon Naturalists are worth going on!

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Chambly, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We passed by the Meadows by chance when coming back from Cape May point. It was a great discovery: lots of different kinds of birds, very calm (did not meet anyone else), great views. Really a must see if you like nature.

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Medford, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's a Nature Conservancy property on the ocean with hiking trails.The beach area is a nesting area for endangered Piping Plovers and Least Terns.

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Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The scenery alone is enough but add to it the multitude of bird species and fellow nature lovers and you have a great recipe.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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114 attraction reviews
425 helpful votes 425 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Cape May New Jersey is a feast for wildlife, especially birds and most especially some rare and scarce migratory birds in the Fall. Volunteer-guided bird walks are offered on weekends and these folks are friendly and eagle-eyed, so to speak. Our highlight was the sighting of the rare visitor from South America...the Fork-tailed Flycatcher...which had the experts on the trail... More 

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