Admission: $2 per person.
Hours of Operation: year-round from dusk to dawn.
One of two preserves in the Spartanburg area, Edwin M. Griffin Nature Preserve contains 5+miles of trails and is an excellent location to observe songbirds in spring (April and May specifically) and fall (September and October) migration. With open fields, wetlands and a beaver pond, this preserve offers a nice variety of scenery.
Red-shouldered Hawk, Barred Owl, Hairy Woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, White-breasted Nutchatch, 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.