Second Mountain Hawk Watch

Fort Indiantown Gap, PA - Discovered by Morris Cox in 1983, Second Mountain Hawk Watch is a premier birding destination. Offering panoramic views of Fort Indiantown Gap and Stony Valley, it's a… see below

Perched atop the ridge, Second Mountain Hawk Watch overlooks Fort Indiantown Gap and Stony Valley. Its location lies in the path of hawks migrating from August through December. A variety of raptors can be seen from Second Mountain Hawk Watch, including harriers and golden eagles.

DIRECTIONS: From I-81, take exit 85B toward Fort Indiantown Gap, then merge onto Fisher Ave. Travel 0.5 miles and turn left onto Asher Miner Road. Continue 2.2 miles on Asher Miner Road until it becomes Moonshine Road / PA-443. Continue 1.3 miles and follow signs to Second Mountain Hawk Watch. Please be advised that Hawk Watch is at the end of an unmaintained dirt road. High clearance vehicles are suggested. (source:

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Second Mountain Hawk Watch is a favorite spot for birders. Hawk Watch offers a great vantage point to see Fort Indiantown Gap and overlook Stony Valley and the mountains beyond. In the path of migratory hawks for a quarter of the year, the bird count at Hawk Watch is maintained by Second Mountain Hawk Watch.

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