Riverbend Park and Lower Lake Hickory

Hickory, North Carolina

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Riverbend Park is a 400-acre park owned and operated by Catawba County. It includes a mile of shoreline on the Catawba River just below Lake Hickory. Habitats: Pine forest, mixed hardwood-pine, upland oak-hickory, small wetlands, Catawba River floodplain, Lake Hickory shoreline. Key birds: Summer: Broad-winged Hawk; Eastern Kingbird; Cliff Swallow; Scarlet Tanager; Indigo Bunting. Winter: Hooded Merganser; Greater Scaup; Pine Siskin. Year-round: Bald Eagle; Ruffed Grouse; Brownheaded Nuthatch; Loggerhead Shrike.
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by Edited by Marshall Brooks and Mark Johns (Falcon Guides)

Riverbend Park is a 400-acre park owned and operated by Catawba County. It includes a mile of shoreline on the Catawba River just below Lake Hickory. Habitats: Pine forest, mixed hardwood-pine, upland oak-hickory, small wetlands, Catawba River floodplain, Lake Hickory shoreline.

Key birds: Summer: Broad-winged Hawk; Eastern Kingbird; Cliff Swallow; Scarlet Tanager; Indigo Bunting. Winter: Hooded Merganser; Greater Scaup; Pine Siskin. Year-round: Bald Eagle; Ruffed Grouse; Brownheaded Nuthatch; Loggerhead Shrike.

©  Edited by Marshall Brooks and Mark Johns/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Birding
Nearby City: Hickory
Trail Type: Several options
Best Times: Best in late summer through late winter
Driving Directions: Directions to Riverbend Park and Lower Lake Hickory

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