Our Best Birding Walks in the Washtenaw County

These are some of our favorite birding areas.
If you’re an avid birder or just want to go for a walk and hear the natural sounds, consider one of these local walks.

Two boats rowing on the Huron River in Autumn

Fall Color Trek in The Bird Hills Nature Area

Beautiful birdsong and glorious fall colors combine to make a visit to Ann Arbor’s Bird Hills Nature Area a walk to remember. The Bird Hills Nature Area rises above a great bend in the Huron River west of Ann Arbor. Encompassing 146 acres, it is the largest natural area in the city’s park system. With a variety of pathways, hikers will find a sanctuary in this hilly woodland.