Admission: $2 per person.
Hours of Operation: summer hours are 7:00 – 9:00, winter hours are 7:00 – 6:00.
Located south of Spartanburg, Croft State Natural Area is also a fine place to view songbirds during their spring (specifically April and May) and fall (September and October) migration. This trail runs parallel to Fairforest Creek for a good portion of the hike.
Red-shouldered Hawk, Barred Owl, Hairy Woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, White-breasted Nuthatch, Brown-headed Nuthatch, Pine Warbler.
Acadian Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Yellow-throated Vireo, Wood Thrush, Northern Parula, Yellow-throated Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Summer Tanager, Scarlet Tanager, Indigo Bunting, Orchard Oriole.
Winter Wren, Rusty Blackbird.