May 18 Cruise is SOLD OUT.
May 4, May 11, & May 18
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Or Call 800.734.5611 ext. 1545
Space is limited. Advanced registration and non-refundable payment required.
Learn more about the Evening Picnic Cruise to the Blue Heron Rookery on June 1, 2013.
Looking for an unforgettable wildlife experience? Cruise down the Kentucky River through a Great Blue Heron rookery with an up close view of a breeding colony during nesting season. The cruise will be led by an experienced birding authority.
Blue Herons nest in substantial colonies, building large stick nests in a cluster of dead trees. The colony along the Kentucky River Palisades is inaccessible by land and consists of 30-40 nests. Bring your binoculars for this must see for wildlife encounter.
Make a weekend out of it! Register for the Wildlife Cruise and receive a 10% discount on overnight rooms at The Inn at Shaker Village. Please call 800.734.5611 x1545 to receive room discount.
Become a Friend of Shaker Village to receive free Village tour admission and help preserve this National Historic Landmark.