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Old Thursday 16th February 2012, 08:56   #1
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Sites near Oxford please

Coming to stay with friends who live in Oxford PA in march. Anyone got any good local spots to birdwatch ? Ducks, waders nice wildlife visits with children etc please

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Old Wednesday 22nd February 2012, 14:21   #2
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Here is one that isn't too far with plenty to do.

http://www.natlands.org/preserves-to...nest-preserve/

And you could always run down to the Cape May/Wildwood area for a day. Take the ferry over from Lewes, Delaware. The kids would love it!

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Old Thursday 23rd February 2012, 22:21   #3
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Will definitely go to Cape May for a couple of nights.
Any other ideas?
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You can continue south along Route 113 in the Delmarva peninsula until you cross the border into Virginia and visit Chincoteague National wildlife Refuge where your children can see the famous wild ponys. Assateague Island National Seashore is nearby for sea birds.

Near Oxford in Chester County is small Marsh Creek State Park with hiking trails and horseback riding such and just north in adjoining Berks County next to Crow's nest park is large French Creek State Park with a variety activities including boating and camping. Both parks have environmental centers and they are an easy drive from Oxford.

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Old Wednesday 29th February 2012, 05:33   #5
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Here is one more in nearby Lebanon County, PA. Middle Creek Wild Life Refuge.

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal...=621427&mode=2

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If you go to Middle Creek now there are about 50,000 Snow Geese there. You want to be there early morning or mid-late afternoon (3-4:00) because during the day they are out feeding.
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