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Open World Explorers

2166 Franklin Pierce Hwy, Barrington, NH 03825-7337
+1 603-767-7895
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Awesome Mt. Osceola bird and plant tour

After attending Steve's 'Birds of the White Mtns.' presentation at Dover Public Library, my husband... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
370sandraho
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Dover, New Hampshire
Bicknell's Thrush Tour

Had a great experience with Steve hiking to see a Bicknell's Thrush. We got to listen to multiple... read more

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Reviewed July 2, 2018
Tod_Eagan
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Eagan, Minnesota
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Open World Explorers is a premium provider of birding classes, lessons, tours, and guided nature hikes. Classes/lessons help beginner and intermediate birders progress in their knowledge, abilities, and skill as a birder. Hikes include interpretive natural history information for explorers of all ages and abilities.
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3 weeks ago
“Awesome Mt. Osceola bird and plant tour”
Jul 2, 2018
“Bicknell's Thrush Tour”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2166 Franklin Pierce Hwy, Barrington, NH 03825-7337
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After attending Steve's 'Birds of the White Mtns.' presentation at Dover Public Library, my husband and I booked a private birding tour. Steve led us on a wonderful all day hike up Mt. Osceola on a Saturday in July that focused on how to identify...More

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srhale20, Owner at Open World Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was great to bird with Don and you in the White Mountains. We were able to get some pretty good views of some birds that can normally be tough to see ... like at eye-level, and "no binoculars-needed" Blackpoll and Magnolia Warblers. You guys...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Had a great experience with Steve hiking to see a Bicknell's Thrush. We got to listen to multiple birds sing and call, and then excellent views of one that popped up on a log.Highly recommend this tour!

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

This was my first official birding event. The guide, Steve, was very knowledgeable and was happy to answer questions, and provide helpful information. Not only was it informative, it was fun! I am looking forward to doing other events with Open World Explorers.

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srhale20, Owner at Open World Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

It was great to have you on the trip Susan and I'm glad we were able to find some great birds. I am also looking forward to some future trips with you.

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

Enjoyed a great 4 day/3night backpacking trip thru the Presidential Range guided by Open World. Dr. Hale has an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the region's wildlife and geology. The trips course offered a great mix of the different environments in the region and a few...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Dr. Hale (Steve) planned and led a fantastic hike for our small group. His preparation in understanding of our past experience and capabilities allowed him to design a trip that was appropriately challenging for us. His knowledge of the area allowed him to make adjustments...More

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srhale20, Owner at Open World Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2017

Thank you for your review of your backpacking trip in the White Mountains. It was great to spend four days on the trail with you as we visited New Hampshire's highest peaks. We certainly got a taste of the various challenges that life above treeline...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Steve did a fantastic job of guiding us through the Presidential's and over to Wildcat Ridge. His knowledge of the flora, fauna (especially birding), geography, and history of the area made for a memorable trip. Steve planned an itinerary that was customized to fit our...More

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srhale20, Owner at Open World Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful and thorough review. It was a great pleasure to lead your group. We certainly had a fantastic time "on top of the world" during our four days among the Presidential's High Peaks. Please, feel free to call on me again...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2016

My 12 year old son and I attended a Gull Identification class with Open World Explorers. It was a great experience for both of us! Steve Hale, the owner, was extremely knowledgeable. We learned to ID different gull species (we saw 4 different species during...More

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srhale20, Owner at Open World Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful review. I am very pleased both you and your son had a great birding experience with Open World Explorers. Your review will greatly benefit others.

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Reviewed November 23, 2016

Excellent experience. Very knowledgeable guide. Looking forward to my next hike with Open World Explorers.

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srhale20, Owner at Open World Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2016

Thanks very much for your review of the hike. I am looking forward to our next hike.

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Dr. Hale provided our participants with an engaging hawk presentation, the feedback we received was very positive, we are hoping to have Dr. Hale return to our program in the future!

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

We were fortunate to arrange a private tour with Steve Hale at Open World Explorers to find a Bicknell's Thrush in the White Mountains. Steve was knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the area and an experienced hiker and birder. We were given a...More

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