Whiteface Mountain No-Hike Birding
This is the best opportunity in the Adirondacks to experience a magnificent alpine summit and look for birds without having to hike there.
Habitats: High elevation spruce-fir forests.
Featured birds: Bicknell's thrush, blackpoll warbler, slate-colored junco, white-throated sparrow.
Season: Best during spring and fall migration. Access by vehicle is seasonal and weather-dependent.
Location: The tollbooth is about three miles from the four-way stop in Wilmington. Follow the Whiteface Memorial Highway past the Santa's Workshop theme park straight up to the toll.
Notes: This is a seasonal road. A fee is required for access.