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Wicklow Mountains National Park: Rut Watch, Sunday 13 October

Wicklow has a large population of hybrid Sika deer. Every autumn the stags vie for females during the rut. We shall have telescopes set up by the bridge on the White walking trail, so that anyone passing can stop and watch the action.

Where: Glenealo footbridge, White Walking Trail, Glendalough

When: Sunday 13 October 2019 between 11am to 4pm

Practicalities:

Please be aware that there is a hike of 3.5 kilometres with an ascent of 225 metres. Allow approximately 1˝hrs to reach the telescopes.
Please dress for the hills—wear good hiking boots and bring rain gear.
Binoculars are also useful.
NO DOGS, please.
This event is free of charge but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow County Council) has a €4 charge for car parking.

Booking:
No booking required. For more information, please phone the National Park Information Office 0404 45425 (open daily between 10am & 5.30pm)

This event is organised by education staff based at Wicklow Mountains National Park who are employed by the National Parks & Wildlife Service under the aegis of Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

For more information about events and the education service at Wicklow Mountains National Park please go online at: www.wicklowmountainsnationalpark.ie or email us at wickloweducationcentre@chg.gov.ie

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