Boiling Spring Lakes Preserve

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  • Hours - sunrise to sunset

Address

  • Hwy 87

    Boiling Spring Lakes,   NC   28461

  • Mailing Address -

    2807 Market Street

    ,   NC   28403

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Located on more than 6000 acres, this preserve includes a bounty of rare flora and fauna, including the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker, a variety of carnivorous plants, rough-leaf loosestrife and a variety of orchids. The preserve contains more than 400 vascular plant species, including the rare Venus flytrap. Visitors can walk through a portion of the fragile acres that make up the preserve.

The trail begins at the Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center just off Hwy 87. A trail brochure can be found on the website. The preserve is open year-round sunup to sundown.

This site is also featured on the NC Birding Trail. Species of interest include Red-Cockaded Woodpecker, Brown-headed Nuthatch, Summer Tanager, Blue Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, & winter sparrows.

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Address:

Hwy 87
Boiling Spring Lakes NC 28461

Coordinates:

Latitude: 33° 59' 24" / Longitude: -78° 2' 32.64"

Special Directions:

The trailhead is at the Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center. From Wilmington, take US 17 South to US 87 South and follow signs for the Community Center.

From South Brunswick beaches, take US 17 North to US 87 North and follow signs for the Community Center.

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