Salt Marsh and Songbirds Eco-Bike Tour
Sun, Jun 15 - Tue, Jun 17, 2014
Venue: Great Freedom Adventures Salt Marsh and Songbirds Eco-Bike Tour
Newburyport, Newburyport, MA 01950Contact:
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Explore the vast richness of Massachusetts's Great Salt Marsh and national wildlife refuges on this three-day guided bike tour through the Boston, MA North Shore. Discover a destination world famous for nature study, encompassing thousands of acres of salt marsh along with stunning beaches harboring nests of shore birds. The tours are timed to coincide with migrating songbirds, waterfowl and shorebirds in one of the finest bird-watching destinations in the eastern United States. The timing also takes advantage of the spring bloom of masses of native azaleas and rhododendrons or of colorful fall foliage. Pedal flat roads through a diverse habitat of barrier beaches, dunes, tidal salt marshes and coastal forests. Learn about the ecology of one of the most productive eco-systems on the planet from a NOVA scientist. View a grand estate from high atop a hill with manicured grounds offering panoramic ocean vistas. Explore the beautiful and vibrant towns of Newburyport and Ipswich.