Hours of Operation: open daily from 8:00 – 6:00 in winter, from 7:30 – 7:30 in summer.
Named after a species of swamp wildflower, this area contains the federally protected plant in one of very few remaining areas. This area is wonderful for viewing songbirds during migration.
The best birding times occur in April and May as well as September and October.
Red-shouldered Hawk, Northern Bobwhite, Red-headed Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Brown-headed Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Field Sparrow, Song Sparrow.
Whip-poor-will, Acadian Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Wood Thrush, Black-and-white Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Kentucky Warbler, Ovenbird, Yellow-breasted Chat, Scarlet Tanager, Blue Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Orchard Oriole.
American Bittern, Wilson’s Snipe, American Woodcock, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Winter Wren, Fox Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Rusty Blackbird.