Field Trips

Wednesday Morning Birding

WED 29 May 8:30 am Prairie Lakes. Cedar Falls Visitors Center parking lot
meet at parking lot off Hudson Road. GPS Point:

PRAS Field Trip Locations
If we don't have a specific field trip scheduled, feel free to go and explore on your own at these locations that we typically visit during our group field trips. If you want to lead a field trip, email Craig and Kris Rash and we will help get the word out. We are always looking for people to share their favorite spots.

Big Woods Lake, Cedar Falls. Meet in the parking lot at the Big Woods Lake South Entrance. GPS point:
Cedar Hills Sand Prairie, west of Cedar Falls. GPS Point:

Cedar Valley Nature Trail, Gilbertville. Meet at the depot west of Gilbertville off Washburn Road. GPS Point:

Greenbelt Lake (aka Martin Lake), Waterloo. Meet in the parking lot off Martin Rd, which is off Highway 63. GPS point:

Hartman Reserve lower level, Cedar Falls. Drive to Lookout Park and access Park Drive. Continue to the lower-level parking area. Here is the GPS point for the parking area:

Hickory Hills. South of Waterloo on county Rd. V37 aka Dysart Road. Meet at the archery parking lot on the west side of Hickory Hills. GPS point:

McFarlane Park. East of LaPorte City. Park near the picnic shelter. GPS Point:

Prairie Lakes Cedar Falls Visitors Center, Cedar Falls. parking lot. Meet at parking lot off Hudson Road. GPS Point:

Riverview Recreation Area - Harold Getty Lake, Waterloo. At the stoplight follow Mitchell Street about 0.25 miles east of Highway 218 to the parking lot. GPS Point:

Robertson Bird Sanctuary, Waterloo. Pull into parking lot on the left (south side of the road).  GPS Point:

Washington Union Access - North of Cedar Falls at Cedar-Wapsi Road (C-57). Parking lot is located on south side of road just before crossing the Cedar River Bridge. GPS point: