Heintoga Spur Road and Nearby Parkway Locations

Cherokee, North Carolina 28719

Heintoga Spur Road and Nearby Parkway Locations

Heintoga Spur Road and Nearby Parkway Locations Professional Review and Guide

"Heintooga Spur Road, which includes spruce fir forests, provides a good mix of species found at higher elevations (3,800 to 5,400 feet) in North Carolina. Roadside stops and a bit of walking should result in a productive morning’s birding. Habitats: Spruce fir and hardwood forests.

Key birds: Summer: Broad-winged Hawk; Ruffed Grouse; Black-billed Cuckoo; Northern Saw-whet Owl; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker; Least Flycatcher; Black-capped Chickadee; Brown Creeper; Winter Wren; Veery; Chestnut-sided, Black-throated Blue, Black-throated Green, Blackburnian, Hooded, Worm-eating, and Canada Warbler; American Redstart; Scarlet Tanager; Rose-breasted Grosbeak; Red Crossbill; Pine Siskin. Year-round: Common Raven; Red-breasted Nuthatch."

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Trail Information

Cherokee
Nearby City
Several options
Trail Type
Best from mid-April until mid-October
Best Times
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Jul 2018