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Hawk Mountain Sanctuary  

  44 Miles

1700 Hawk Mountain Road
Kempton, Pa 19529-9449

General Information Call: (610) 756-6000

Hawk Mountain Website


Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is a 2,400-acre natural area straddling the Kittatinny Ridge in eastern Pennsylvania. Established in 1934, it was the world's first refuge for raptors. During the last 64 years, the Sanctuary has become an international center for conservation, education, and research about raptors.


Hawk Mountain has picnic at tables in Amphitheater. Please picnic there. Do not leave food for animals. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary does not sell food other than light snacks, water and juice. Pack a lunch and pack all garbage out.


*There is no admission charge for the Visitor Center, which houses an art gallery, museum exhibits, a bookstore, and a birdfeeder observation window.

Weekdays and December-August: Adults $5, Seniors $4, and Children 6 to 12 yrs $3.

Fall weekends and holidays: Adults and Seniors $7, Children 6 to 12 $3.

* Fees are posted and current as of 5/04. They are subject to change. Please see the Hawk Mountain Website for the most current information.



*Hawk Mountain Sanctuary trails are open year round, 365 days a year, dawn to dusk. Our Visitor Center, containing a bookstore, birdfeeder observation window and Wings of Wonder gallery, is open 8 am to 5 pm September through November and 9 am to 5 pm all other months.
The Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Trails are open dawn to dusk. Allow adequate time for return trip before nightfall.

* Hours are posted and current as of 5/04. They are subject to change. Please see the Hawk Mountain Website for the most current information.

Rules & Regulations

Hawk Mountain rules are No pets, radios, smoking, alcohol, bicycles, horses, camping, fires are permitted. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is a smoke free facility. Please observe nature quietly. Hawk Mountain has a carry in, carry out trash policy; no trash receptacles on the Sanctuary. Do not leave the trail. Proper footwear and daypacks are recommended. Binocular rentals available in Visitor Center.



For more information about Hawk Mountain, please visit the Hawk Mountain website or call.

Some of the information above come directly from the Hawk Mountain website.



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