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  • Birds Before Beach

    Starts: 8:00AM | Ends: 9:00AM

    Join Cape May Bird Observatory naturalists for this free walk at the Cape May Point State Park!  Did you know that Cape May is one of the best places on the planet to watch birds? Join us for a free one-hour exploration of Cape May’s bird life. Loaner binoculars are available. Family-friendly. Preregistration Required. Cost: We bird in all weather. Be sure to check the forecast in advance and dress in layers appropriate for prevailing weather conditions. We may walk up to 1.5 miles, over generally level, sometimes muddy or sandy terrain. Some trips involve walks over jetties.

  • Harbor Safari

    Trucksess Welcome Center 1600 Delaware Ave, Cape May Starts: 10:30AM | Ends: 12:00PM

    Help pull a seine net through the Cape May Harbor to see first-hand what creatures inhabit the waters. Encounter an incredible diversity of marine life as you help pull a twenty-foot seine net through the shallows of Cape May Harbor. You will learn about the ecology of our coastal waters, and about the fascinating and ancient Horseshoe Crab. A great family outing! Pre-registration is required $10 adults, $5 children ages 3-12, children under 3 free. Limited to groups of up to 20 participants. Children may not participate without an adult.

    We meet 5-10 minutes prior to your program time at the picnic tables in front of the Trucksess Welcome Center at 1600 Delaware Avenue. We may walk up to 1.5 miles, over generally level, sometimes muddy or sandy terrain. Some trips involve walks over rocky and sandy area. Please bring necessary footwear, sunscreen, bug spray, water bottle, and other belongings with you that you may need. Restrooms will be available to the public 30 minutes before and after the program.