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Seven Islands State Birding Park

Birding Cycling Fishing Greenway Trails Hiking Paddling Running Shelter Wildflowers Wildlife Viewing Accessible

HIGHLIGHTS:

A beautiful 416-acre wildlife refuge nestled along the French Broad River; 8+ miles of natural trails along rolling hills with views of the Smoky Mountains from the crest trail; excellent birdwatching with over 190 species including songbirds, hawks and waterfowl – songbirds, hawks and waterfowl can be seen along the meadow trails and several old barns are a favorite refuge for Barn Owls; a 1.2-mile paved greenway bisects the park as it winds from the parking area to the ADA pedestrian bridge that gives access to the island loop trail; the landscape ranges from upland hardwoods to river-bottom fields sown in native warm-season grasses; paddlers and anglers can utilize the small canoe/kayak launch for access to the French Broad River; a favorite 1/2 day paddling trip is an approximate 5-mile float from Seven Islands to Cruze Landing – contact River Sports Outfitters for boat rentals and shuttle services

Trail Map

Connects: French Broad River

Park Map

Park Information

Location & Contact

East

2809 Kelly Lane, Kodak, TN 37764

Tennessee State Park

865-992-5523

Features & Amenities

Greenway, Trail, Birding, Cycling, Fishing, Hiking, Paddling, Running, Wildflowers, Accessible

Park Size

416 acres

Greenway & Trails

Paved Trail: 1.2 miles linear

Natural Trails: 8 miles

Difficulty: easy to moderate

Hours of Operation

Open Sunrise to Sunset

Resources

Park Website

Trail Map

Bicycling

Bicycling

Birding

Disc Golf

Disc Golf

Fishing

Hiking

Paddling

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Running / Walking

Running / Walking

Skateboarding

Skateboarding

Wildflowers

Wildflowers