The mission of the North Carolina Birding Trail system is “To conserve and enhance North Carolina’s bird habitat by promoting sustainable bird watching activities, economic opportunities and conservation education.” Our Trail is more than just lines on a map. It physically links great bird watching sites and birders with communities, businesses and other local historical and educational attractions.
Polk County is pleased to offer the following local sites as part of this important initiative.
- FENCE – Foothills Equestrian Nature Center
3381 Hunting Country Rd., Tryon, NC 28782
- Norman Wilder Forest
Highway 176, Tryon, NC 28782
- Trails of the Green River Game Lands
Various access points
Contact the First Peak Visitor Center at 1-800-440-7848 to request a map
- Weaverbarton Shuford Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary
Shuford Rd., Columbus, NC 28722
- Pearsons Falls
2720 Pearsons Falls Rd., Saluda, NC 28773
For more information on Birding Trails across North Carolina click here