Birding on the Jackrabbit Trail

  • Parkside Dr
    Lake Placid

The Jackrabbit Trail offers access to deep woods and maintained recreation areas, with a variety of environments.

Habitats: Mixed evergreen and deciduous forests with ponds and lakes nearby.

Featured birds: Magnolia warbler, black-capped chickadee, red-eyed vireo, Cape May warbler, barred owl.

Season: Best during spring and fall migration. Access by hiking in season, access by road at contact points.

Location: The Jackrabbit Trail is a 50 kilometer route that runs from Keene to Saranac Lake, combining some of the deepest wilderness with routes through the towns of Lake Placid and Saranac Lake.