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Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary

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Amazing gem hidden away

Wonderful to run or walk loops. Both trail and sidewalk, around lake. Very unique lake. Some nice... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
meadorkarla
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Beautiful area

Love visiting this sanctuary, made possible by the Wolfson family years ago. This is the original... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
RessieA
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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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“short loop”(2 reviews)
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Merrimon Avenue, just after Dover St., Asheville, NC 28814
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful to run or walk loops. Both trail and sidewalk, around lake. Very unique lake. Some nice homes. Some woods. Wildlife. Birds. Not too crowded but will see people. Only reason it got 4 and not 5 stars is parking- but there are several areas...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Love visiting this sanctuary, made possible by the Wolfson family years ago. This is the original site of Beaverlake Club House. You may not walk your dog in this area or around the lake without paying a sizeable fee..

Thank RessieA
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Plenty of interesting information about birds in the area. Well maintained by local Audubon Society.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Let me start by saying no dogs are allowed in the bird sanctuary but dogs are allowed on the walk around the lake which is next to the bird sanctuary. Both the bird and lake walks are very nice and complement each other. The sanctuary...More

Thank riceland
Reviewed May 28, 2018

In addition to a hard packed dirt trail circling Beaver Lake, the Bird Sanctuary has very nice decking and boardwalks through the Sanctuary. The local Audubon bird club is always improving this area.

Thank J S
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

I went in the winter, so there weren't too many birds around. It was a nice little stroll outside on a wooden walkway for a warmer winter day. It is not too long of a walk.

Thank Hwolf2389
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Beautiful board walk and path around a lovely lake. Lots of birds and wonderful sights. Its close in, and an easy park to enjoy.

Thank healthworkshi
Reviewed December 29, 2017

You never know what you will see here, but that is part of the delight. The short walk through wetlands, lakeside and woods provides a variety of habitats. Plenty of benches mean even those who need to rest often can enjoy a visit. There is...More

Thank AlisonFromFareham
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Though smallish, it is a pleasant place to take a walk and though it is near a road, it still feels like the countryside.

Thank Regina F
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Walked the bird sanctuary trail, it is a little small but there is a lot to take in and read. It's a beautiful area if you want to take a picnic. Make sure to take a blanket and bug spray.

Thank Caryn899
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