Field Trip – March 30, Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge

Bald Knob, White Co.

Meet at 7:30 a.m. in North Little Rock on the east side of the Other Center parking lot near McDonald’s.  The Other Center is located across from McCain Mall, on McCain Blvd.  Take Exit 1 West, off Hwy. 67/167.  We’ll arrive at the Bald Knob NWR around 8:45 a.m. for those who want to meet us there.  Look for the line of cars parked on Coal Chute Road.  The refuge is also a National Audubon Important Bird Area (IBA).  Target birds will be lingering ducks and early-arriving shorebirds, herons, egrets, and night-herons.  Very little walking will be involved.  If you own a scope, bring it.  Bring water, snacks or lunch.  There is no bathroom on-site.  There is a McDonald’s just off Hwy. 67/167 at the Bald Knob Exit 55.  Go to for driving directions and more information about the refuge.  GPS Coordinates:  35.260233, -91.571903