Plan Your Visit
June is a magical time to visit rural Barry County in southwest Michigan! Frogs drumming, dragonflies buzzing, and Cerulean Warblers singing in habitat–you won’t want to miss Cerulean Warbler Weekend, May 30 – June 1, 2014.
What to bring: comfortable walking/hiking shoes, lightweight rain jacket, sweatshirt or fleece (evenings and mornings can be cool), reusable water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, optics, cameras, and field guides.
Optional gear: canoe, kayak, paddles, life jackets; bicycles, journals, art supplies, yoga mats
For those who wish to camp, there are a few options in the area (see information below).
Map & Directions
Click on the placemarkers to plan your trip:
RED - recommended accommodations, at a variety of price points, in the Hastings, Michigan area
GREEN – locations of Michigan Audubon bird sanctuaries; the festival site will be the Otis Sanctuary
BLUE – special interest sites to explore during the festival weekend
- Whispering Waters Campground and Canoe Livery
- Parkview Motel
- Adrounie House Bed & Breakfast
- Bay Pointe Inn
- Gun Lake Motel in Wayland (no website) 269-792-2028
- Baymont Inn in Byron Center
- Comfort Inn in Plainwell
Michigan Audubon Bird Sanctuaries:
For more information about attending, volunteering for, or sponsoring the 2013 event, please contact Michigan Audubon:
Mallory King, Marketing & Communications Coordinator