Bashakill Wildlife Management Area
Birding Trip
Sunday, May 5, 2024
6:00 am/from Millwood 7:30 am/at Bashakill


We’re heading over to Bashakill Marsh Wildlife Management Area in Sullivan County, about an hour’s drive from Millwood. Bashakill Marsh is the largest freshwater wetland (> 3000 acres) in southeastern New York. Hoping for some excellent spring birding!


Leaving 6:00 am from Pruyn Sanctuary, 275 Millwood Road, Chappaqua
[Google map link ].

Or meet us 7:30 am along Skinner Road in NW corner of the WMA.
[Google map link to Bashakill meeting place.]

Carpooling may be possible from Pruyn Sanctuary in Millwood or from elsewhere.  Register for carpooling options as driver (for passengers to share gas costs and provide company) or as a passenger.

Please always check the our event calendar (on front page of our website) before traveling, in case we make changes to the outing. We will also email everyone who registered at least two hours before event start if any changes. Only severe weather will cancel otherwise we go rain or shine!

Dress in layers. Bring water and snacks, as desired. Best for adults and youth 10 and up.

Trip Registration

Contact Person(Required)
Add participant names in next box below.
Contact Email(Required)
We will send a confirmation email with all field trip details right after you register and a reminder email a few days before the trip. We will also email and text at least three hours before the trip start IF the trip is rescheduled or cancelled, also posting any changes on the SMRA website calendar.
Add cell phone here if we can reach you by text to connect during the field trip
Travel Options
Let us know the number of seats you can offer as a driver. There is no guarantee that we can help with matching drivers and passengers but we'll give it a go. REMINDER: Always a good courtesy as carpool passenger to offer some money to help cover gas.