Boiling Spring Lakes Preserve www.ncbrunswick.com OnlineWebsite - www.ncbrunswick.comHours & SeasonsHours - sunrise to sunsetAddressHwy 87Boiling Spring Lakes, NC 28461Mailing Address - 2807 Market Street, NC 28403PhonePrimary - (910) 395-5000Alt - (919) 403-8558 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.