Category Archives: Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Programs

Snow Shoeing Clinic 

Update: Clinic for Saturday, January 13, 2018 has been postponed to 

Saturday, January 20, 2018     

because of inclement weather!

Time: 10am to 12pm

Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1) Old Town, ME, 04468 United States (map)

Introduction and practice of snow shoeing. No experience necessary.  Bring shoes if you have them or reserve a  pair by calling Hirundo at 394-2171. Meet at the Parker Reed shelter, accessible through Gate 1. Additional information available: 394-2171 or web@hirundomaine.

Cost:    $10/Adult (members $8); $5/Child (members $3).  Children 5 and under are FREE.

Registration requested.  Click here to register

Winter Fun Day at Hirundo Wildlife 

Date:  January 27, 2018 (no snow date, February 4th)

Time:  10:00am to 3:00pm

Location:  Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road, Old Town, Maine  (GATE 1)

Winter Fun Days includes the region’s only opportunity to enjoy dog sled rides, plus so many other activities for all ages!

Let the dog athletes of  Ultimate Dog Sledding Experience whisk you away,  go on a Winter Ecology Walk, explore the 7-mile trails system on your own and try your hand at curling.

Competitions for individuals and groups:

  • Hirundo’s Biathlon (using snow shoes and tennis balls)
  • Snow Animal Sculpture
  • Curling

Lunch with us or pack a lunch  & spend the day.

Click Here for Ticket Information and Purchase.

Sponsored by:  Governor’s Restaurant, Old Town Y, City of Old Town, and PrintBangor.

Snowshoeing Adventure                                  

Date:   January 28, 2018

Time:  11:00am to 3:30pm

Location:  Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road, Old Town, Maine (GATE 1)

Join Maine Yoga Adventures for a wintertime adventure at Hirundo Wildlife Sanctuary. We’ll snowshoe, practice snoga (yoga in the snow), eat yummy food, and more… Click Here to Register

 

 

 

Directions for Programs at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge (HWR) :

Gate 1: From the South – Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.75 mi and look for the large red sign on your right. Take Gate 1 off Rt. 43 and follow the dirt road for ~1/2 mile to the Pine Tree parking area. The Parker Reed shelter is 100 m further on the left.

Gate 3: Directions: From the South – Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.9 mi and take Gate 3 (35 Hudson Road in Alton) off Rt. 43 (right side, just before the bridge).