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Birding Walks

chickadees sitting on a branch

Birding Walks


Various parks



Kids and Family Parks and Environment Seniors Youth


Join a local naturalist and see diverse birds of Surrey. You'll see Surrey’s diverse habitats and get to know your local parks.

Walks are drop-in, rain or shine.  Walks may be canceled in high winds or extreme weather conditions.

Stay comfortable by wearing appropriate clothing for mixed weather conditions. Wear sturdy footwear, layered clothing, and sun or rain protection. Bring a pair of binoculars and a field guide, if you have them. Binoculars are available to borrow.

Ideal for beginner to intermediate birders of all ages.

2019 Birding Walks

Date Time Location Description
Dec 21 9am - 11am

Hawthorne Rotary Park (10503 144 Street)

Explore shaded forest, flower gardens and a pond while looking for birds. Meet in the playground parking lot north of 104A Avenue.

2020 Birding Walks

Date Time Location Description
Jan 18 9am - 11am

Elgin Heritage Park (13601 Crescent Road)

Enjoy views of the Nicomekl River while looking for shorebirds and other winter residents.  Explore a variety of habitats as you walk through forest, meadow, and fresh- and saltwater marsh. The parking lot entrance is on the north side of Crescent Road, west of 136 Street.

Feb 15 9am - 11am

Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve Park (9016 164 Street)

Look for birds in the old fields, orchard, pond and forest in one of Surrey’s newest parks. Meet at the parking lot off of 164 Street.

Mar 21 9am - 11am

Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers (14225 Green Timbers Way)

Start by observing the bird feeders at the Surrey Nature Centre, and then walk along forested trails to Green Timbers Lake. Meet in the Surrey Nature Centre’s parking lot.

Apr 18 9am - 11am

Redwood Park (17900 20 Avenue)

See how local birds use the arboretum, a collection of trees from around the world. Meet in the parking lot off of 20 Avenue.

May 16 9am - 11am

Surrey Lake Park (7500 152 Street)

Search for birds in the lake, meadow, marsh and forest habitats of this diverse park. The parking lot can only be entered from northbound 152 Street.