MCAS Field Trip - MAY 5 - Cerro Alto Campground

The Walk into Cerro Alto Campground


Morro Coast Audubon presents:

FIELD TRIP:       Cerro Alto Campground

DATE:                  Friday, May 5, 2023

TIME:                   8:00am to 11:00am

LEADER:            Will Knowlton

Trip is limited to 10 participants-Signups will be taken for 24 hours. 10 participants will be randomly selected. The remainder will be put on standby status in case of cancellations.

Join leader Will Knowlton for this morning walk along the road at Cerro Alto Campground. Birds that may be encountered along the walk include: Western Tanager, Black-headed Grosbeak, Cassin's Vireo, Western Wood-Pewee, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Brown Creeper, Purple Finch, and Olive-sided Flycatcher. The terrain will mostly be a paved road with the possibility of a few short extrusions on well-maintained dirt trails. The total distance (out and back) should be about two miles.

There is a $10 day-use fee. Due to an agreement with the concessionaire, neither National Forest Adventure passes nor National Park public lands passes are accepted in lieu of paying the day-use fee.

ADA Accessible: No

Experience Level: All ages and experience levels are welcome.

Registration and RSVP to confirmation Required!

Registration will open on the morning of APR 20thOn that date, the LINK to the Field Trip’s Registration Form will ONLY be sent out via MCAS ALERT and SLOCOBIRDING. If you are not already a member of these email lists, you can join MCAS ALERT via JOIN MCAS ALERT EMAIL LIST in the Footer of the MCAS websiteand/or SLOCOBIRDING via

Questions?: Email Freddy Howell,