At the end of the summer, hundreds of Tree Swallows gather in trees to roost for the evening along the Ipswich River. The best way to appreciate this fantastic natural occurrence is to quietly float in canoes and watch them settle in as darkness falls. In addition to the large number of swallows, many other species can be encountered as they settle in for the night, including ducks, herons, and egrets. As the sun finally sets, the hoots of owls and the splashes of beaver tails can ring down the riverbanks as well. This canoe trip is a fun way to say so long to summer and welcome autumn.
Meet in front of the Visitor Center. All equipment will be provided. Participants should have some canoeing experience. A list of what to bring is attached to confirmation.