MEMBERS ONLY: Snowshoeing and Picnic at Massabesic Audubon Center
**This event is only available to official club members and their families.**
ABOUT THE EVENT:
This walk is for official Club members only. Not a member? Learn about membership and join for discounts and savings on adventures, education, products, and services.
For our February members only adventure, we are headed to Massabesic Audubon Center in Auburn, NH for a snowshoeing hike (if enough snow) out to Battery Point. This 3 mile out and back adventure will take us out to the point on Lake Massabesic where we may be able to see Eagles and winter waterfowl. Binoculars are recommended.
If there is not enough snow, we will hike the trail instead of snowshoe. Yaktrax are recommended if this is the case. Snowshoes are available from Massabesic Audubon Center for $10/Audubon member and $15/Audubon non-members. If you will need to rent snowshoes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by February 5th with the size: Adult or Child.
Never snowshoed with your dog? Check out these best practices, including using a waist leash for your dog. You are also welcome to attend without your dog if this may be too physical for them.
We will stop at the point to watch for birds and enjoy a picnic lunch. Please bring yourself and your dog something to eat and drink (no glass bottles).
IS THIS EVENT GOOD FOR REACTIVE DOGS?
Dogs must be on leash at this trail. The trail is mostly wide but does get narrower in locations. There are places to step off if we meet an oncoming dog. Depending on the weather, this may be a busy trail. Please remember that you are also welcome to attend without your dog if you feel this would be an uncomfortable setting for them. If you have concerns or questions about if this event is right for your dog, please email email@example.com for assistance.
The Battery Point Trail is rated as Level 1.5 Moderate. See an explanation of our Trail Rating System. Snowshoes are recommended for 6+ inches of snow. If less than 6″, we will hike. You are welcome to hike if more than 6″ of snow if you prefer to not use snowshoes.
PLEASE NOTE: dogs are not allowed on Massabesic Center property (fields, trails, gardens). As a courtesy, their parking lot provides access to dog-friendly, All-Use Trails at either end of Audubon Way (follow the road until you see Manchester Water Works property signs). Dogs must be leashed at all times in the parking lot, and on the neighboring trails. For maps and more information, visit their website.
COST: Please register for this event below. You may also register other family members when you sign up.
- Members – N/C
- Non-Members – This walk is for official Club members only. Not a member? Learn about membership and join for discounts and savings on adventures, education, products, and services.
Massabesic Audubon Center is located at 26 Audubon Way, Auburn, NH.
WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE JOINING AN EVENT:
Please review our Club Guidelines, sign our Liability Waivers & Release Forms, and read our covid guidelines on our Events & Activities page.
If weather or covid conditions make gathering and walking unsafe, the event will be cancelled and announced in the Event section of the Facebook Group and on this Calendar page. Participants registered will also receive a cancellation email.
If you have questions, text/call (603) 815-2453 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.