TOP BIRDING SITES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY AND VICINITY

For more information or directions to these locations, contact one of the LVAS board members at the phone numbers given. 

For complete information on all these sites (including the habitat, birds likely to be seen, and detailed driving directions for each site), order your copy of Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity, 2nd Edition (shipping by April 2014)!

Click on live links to see photos or other information for some of these locations. More links will be added in the future. If you have a good digital shot of any of these sites and would be willing to have it posted here, please send it to bcm0@lehigh.edu.
 

 
Northwest

1) Wild Creek and Penn Forest Reservoirs
2) Beltzville State Park
3) Little Gap
4) Lehigh River
5) Walnutport Area
6) Lehigh Furnace Gap
7) Bake Oven Knob
8) Bear Rocks
9) Leaser Lake Recreational Area
 

Northeast

10) Mount Bethel Fens
11) Minsi Lake Recreational Area, Bear Swamp Recreational Area, and East Bangor Dam
12) Cherry Valley-Portland-Mount Bethel Area
13) Smith Gap and Vicinity
14) Graver’s Hill
15) Jacobsburg State Park
16) Albert Road Ponds
17) Martins Creek Environmental Preserve
18) Delaware River
19) Merrill Creek Reservoir and Environmental Preserve
20) Hugh Moore Park
21) Riverview Park
22) Green Pond

 
Southwest

23) State Game Lands #205
24) Whitehall Parkway and Ironton Rail Trail/D & L Trail
25) Jordan Creek Parkway
26) Fogelsville Quarry and Dam
27) Trexler Park
28) Cedar Creek Park and Lake Muhlenberg
29) Little Lehigh Park (Lehigh Parkway)
30) Bob Rodale Cycling and Fitness Park
31) Rodale Experimental Farm
32) Smith Lane and Dorney Landfill
33) Kalmbach Memorial Park
34) Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
35) Reimert Memorial Bird Haven
36) Green Lane Park and Upper Perkiomen Valley Park
 

Southeast

37) Oberly Road (Alpha, New Jersey)
38) Wy-Hit-Tuk Park
39) Monocacy Nature Center
40) Nisky Hill Cemetery
41) Sand Island
42) Lehigh Mountain Uplands
43) South Mountain Park
44) South Mountain Preserve  (The Walter Tract)
45) Reservoir Park, Hellertown
46) Lake Warren
47) Lake Towhee County Park
48) Nockamixon State Park
49) Quakertown Swamp
50) Unami Creek Valley
 

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