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Top Locations in June
within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

This page shows the top birding locations in the month of June. The chart shows how many species can be found in the region for each month of the year as a measure of local "birdiness".

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Rank Map Location Distance Checklists Species
1 Mason Farm Biological Reserve 14.6 174 96
2 Yates Mill County Park 7.2 196 96
3 Mid Pines Rd. 6.7 214 96
4 Schenck Forest 3.6 74 95
5 Sandy Creek Park 16.1 219 95
6 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment 23.4 35 92
7 Lake Crabtree County Park 3.6 84 91
8 Briar Chapel--Pokeberry Creek 18.2 112 91
9 Lake Betz 7.3 84 90
10 Prairie Ridge Ecostation for Wildlife Learning 3.9 200 87
11 Old Bynum Bridge 20.4 56 86
12 Harris Game Land--Upper Boat Ramp 15.5 33 86
13 Harris Lake County Park 14.0 46 85
14 Crabtree Creek Wetland--West of Raleigh Blvd. 9.8 119 84
15 Pulley Town Road Fields 22.5 36 84
16 White Oak Creek Greenway--West Side 6.7 42 83
17 E. Carroll Joyner Park 20.6 14 82
18 Neuse River Trail--Abbotts Creek 14.5 101 82
19 Brumley Nature Preserve--North 22.2 69 82
20 Neuse River Trail--Mial Plantation Road 18.1 18 82
21 Lake Lynn 7.7 60 81
22 Jordan Lake--B. Everett Jordan Dam 18.7 31 79
23 Lake Raleigh 6.0 34 79
24 Durant Nature Preserve 13.3 56 77
25 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 15.1 32 77
26 Patterson Place Constructed Wetland 16.0 87 77
27 Eagle Spur Rail Trail--Stagecoach Rd. 11.9 12 76
28 Lake Johnson Park 4.2 83 76
29 Jordan Game Land--Transis Camp Rd. 12.6 23 76
30 Maple View Farm (Birding From Roads Only) 24.1 64 75
31 Eno River SP--Few's Ford 23.2 36 75
32 Bass Lake Park & Trail 10.7 22 75
33 Middle Creek Bottomlands II 24.9 16 74
34 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Durham Co.) 21.9 22 73
35 Shelley Lake 8.1 39 73
36 Lake Crabtree Nature Trail--Southport Entrance 3.3 36 73
37 Bond Park 2.7 43 73
38 Jordan Lake--Educational State Forest 14.7 32 72
39 William B. Umstead SP 5.4 24 71
40 Falls Lake--Ellerbe Creek RR Grade 19.0 9 71
41 Beaver Marsh 16.7 116 71
42 Neuse River Trail--Anderson Point Park 13.5 18 71
43 Morgan Creek Trail 17.5 50 70
44 Horton Grove Nature Preserve 24.6 27 70
45 Glennstone/Heron Rookery 18.4 20 69
46 Blue Jay Point County Park 14.5 25 68
47 Haw River--Bynum Dam 20.5 10 68
48 Lake Wheeler 8.2 6 67
49 Jordan Game Land--Farrington Point Boating Access 13.1 17 67
50 Crabtree Creek Watershed 4.7 12 67
51 University Lake, Chapel Hill 19.3 13 67
52 White Oak Creek Greenway--Wetland 6.1 16 67
53 Lake Crabtree Dam 3.3 12 67
54 Sarah P. Duke Gardens 16.8 36 66
55 Raven Rock SP 23.9 22 66
56 North Carolina Botanical Garden 16.0 110 66
57 Fearrington Village 17.5 23 66
58 Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park 13.6 40 65
59 Blackwood Farm Park 22.9 25 65
60 Williamson Preserve 19.2 4 65
61 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment 13.8 13 63
62 William B. Umstead SP--Big Lake 5.7 7 62
63 Falls Lake--Beaverdam Reservoir 18.0 14 62
64 Johnston Mill Nature Preserve 20.5 23 62
65 Lake Benson 11.9 26 62
66 North Carolina Museum of Art--Sculpture Garden 4.6 21 62
67 DO NOT USE--Historical Only for Brumley Nature Preserve 22.4 19 62
68 Duke Forest--Korstian Division 19.6 20 61
69 Ritter Park 4.3 23 61
70 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve 20.0 15 61
71 Jordan Game Land--(751 bridge) White Oak Creek 10.3 12 61
72 Brumley Nature Preserve--South 22.7 18 61
73 Turnipseed Preserve 20.5 14 61
74 North Wake Landfill Park (formerly North Wake Sanitary Landfill) 14.1 13 60
75 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek arm (Chatham Co) 12.0 9 60
76 Symphony Lake Greenway 4.4 15 60
77 Macedonia Lake/Speight Branch Greenway 3.5 11 60
78 Eno River SP--Cole Mill/Pump Station 21.6 18 59
79 White Pines Nature Preserve 24.5 34 59
80 Neuse River Trail--Thornton Road 15.5 7 59
81 Duke University--Wetland Center 'SWAMP' 16.4 36 58
82 Hank Anderson Community Park 20.3 31 58
83 Jordan Lake SRA--Robeson Creek Canoe Access 18.4 6 58
84 Rainbow Soccer Complex 16.2 13 58
85 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science 17.8 24 57
86 Jordan Game Land--Audubon Platform 12.3 13 57
87 Falls Lake--Sandling Beach 17.5 7 55
88 Cape Fear River--Buckhorn Road 20.9 4 55
89 Bolin Creek--Adams and Craig Tracts 18.8 12 55
90 Discovery Lake (Restricted Access) 8.2 12 54
91 Jordan Game Land---(751 bridge) Northeast Creek 10.6 9 54
92 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Rd. RR Grade 20.0 3 54
93 Leigh Farm Park 14.5 12 54
94 Bolin Creek--Community Park to MLK Blvd. 17.4 19 53
95 AIHF Trail 8300 Health Park 10.0 14 53
96 Harris Lake--NE of New Hill-Holleman Rd. 13.3 2 53
97 Duke Forest--Hollow Rock & Hollow Rock Nature Park 17.9 11 53
98 Wendell Park 22.6 6 53
99 Falls Lake--Rolling View 16.1 11 52
100 William B. Umstead SP--Reedy Creek Lake 3.8 4 52
101 Inwood Rd. 7.3 13 52
102 Butner Game Land--Brickhouse Rd. (Granville Co.) 21.9 6 52
103 Merritt's Pasture 16.9 10 52
104 Knap of Reeds Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 23.9 5 51
105 New Hope Bottomlands 15.5 4 51
106 Mingo Creek Trail 15.1 4 51
107 Falls Lake--Hickory Hill Boat Ramp 18.4 6 50
108 Neuse River Trail (Historic only. Use more specific location.) 13.5 4 50
109 Lower Booker Creek Trail 17.0 14 50
110 Duke Forest--Gate 10 19.3 12 50
111 Brier Creek Reservoir 5.9 2 49
112 Lower Haw SNA--Bynum 20.3 7 49
113 Homestead Park 19.3 10 49
114 Chatham Co. Northeast District Park 14.1 15 49
115 Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment 14.5 10 48
116 Jordan Game Land--Rock Quarry Public Fishing Area 13.8 3 48
117 Lake Wheeler marshes 6.9 12 48
118 Baileywick Road Park 10.2 19 48
119 Jordan Lake SRA--New Hope Overlook 16.7 4 48
120 Harris Game Land--Lower Boat Ramp 18.6 5 48
121 Duke University--Reclamation Pond 17.3 26 48
122 West Point on the Eno Park 20.5 9 47
123 South Ellerbe Creek Trail 16.4 9 47
124 Ephesus Park--Chapel Hill 16.3 6 47
125 Whippoorwill Park & Warren Creek Trail 19.4 10 47
126 Town Lake Park 23.4 6 47
127 Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve 4.6 15 46
128 17 Acre Woods 18.0 15 45
129 Apex Community Park 3.7 4 45
130 Eastgate Park 9.5 24 45
131 Southern Community Park--Fan Branch Trail 17.1 4 45
132 White Deer Park 11.6 12 45
133 Fred Fletcher Park 7.4 10 44
134 Jordan Game Land--(Big Woods Rd. Bridge) Bush Creek 14.8 4 44
135 Shearon Harris Visitor's Center 12.7 5 44
136 Pierce Woods and Pond 15.9 11 44
137 Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park 22.3 55 44
138 Lower Haw SNA--Hwy. 64 18.7 9 43
139 Eno River SP--Pleasant Green 21.9 4 43
140 Jordan Game Land--(Lystra Rd. Bridge) Overcup Creek 14.0 3 43
141 Rock Ridge Park 23.8 4 43
142 Third Fork Creek Trail 13.6 5 43
143 Kildaire Farms Lake 2.3 3 42
144 Rocky Branch Greenway 6.4 17 42
145 Indian Creek Greenway 3.5 6 42
146 UNC Chapel Hill--Coker Arboretum 17.2 28 41
147 Barksdale Drive Greenway 9.9 2 41
148 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Park 16.9 11 41
149 Northgate Park 17.2 12 41
150 Jordan Game Land--Cub Creek 13.7 3 41
151 Pritchard Park Nature Trail 17.3 23 41
152 Falls Lake--Dam 15.2 4 39
153 Falls Lake--Holly Pt./Shinleaf 15.9 6 39
154 Brian P's Yard (Private) 14.4 12 39
155 Roland E. Horne Walking Trail 23.4 3 39
156 Walnut Creek Wetland Center 9.0 2 38
157 East Fork Mine Creek Trail (Bent Creek) 9.4 8 38
158 Jack Marley Park 19.7 2 38
159 Jordan Lake--Farrington Point Rd Causeway 12.9 3 37
160 Duke Forest--Shepherd Nature Trail 18.7 5 37
161 Crowder District Park 6.8 9 37
162 Prairie Ridge Ecostation--Bird Feeders 3.9 5 37
163 American Tobacco Trail--Wimberly Road Access 8.1 2 37
164 Jordan Lake--Historical Data Only 15.3 4 36
165 J.C. Raulston Arboretum 4.6 5 36
166 Eno River--Pleasant Green to Cole Mill 21.2 3 36
167 Carolina North--Tripp Farm Gate 19.7 6 36
168 Brookhaven Nature Park 6.7 16 36
169 Jordan Game Land--Bells Church Fishing Access 12.9 3 36
170 Chapel Hill Community Park 16.9 8 36
171 Parker Preserve 15.5 13 36
172 Falls Lake--Olive Grove Church Rd. 17.1 1 35
173 Duke Forest--Gate 4 18.1 4 35
174 American Tobacco Trail--New Hill-Olive Chapel Road Access 10.5 6 35
175 Little River Waterfowl Impoundment 20.6 2 35
176 Apex Nature Park 8.6 3 35
177 Bolin Creek--Umstead Park 18.1 3 35
178 American Tobacco Trail--Fayetteville Road 11.4 4 35
179 Jordan Lake--NC Forest HQ (Model Plane Field) 14.1 2 34
180 Swift Creek Bluffs 5.3 6 34
181 Jordan Lake SRA--Poplar Point 14.2 5 34
182 Falls Lake 15.1 8 33
183 Neuse River Trail--Mingo Bridge 13.6 3 33
184 Patterson Road Waterfowl Impoundment 14.8 2 33
185 Falls Lake--Upper Beaver Dam (Granville Co.) 21.0 1 33
186 Walnut Creek Trail--Wetland Center 9.0 3 33
187 American Tobacco Trail--White Oak Church Rd. Access 7.9 3 33
188 Jordan Game Land--Mason Point Peninsula 12.1 2 32
189 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail South of Cheek Rd. 17.4 1 32
190 Butner Game Land--H Street Fields 23.2 1 32
191 Pullen Park 6.6 4 31
192 Falls Lake--Rollingview Marina 15.5 3 31
193 Falls Lake--New Light Creek 17.6 1 31
194 Salem Pond Park 4.5 5 31
195 Duke Forest--Gate 12 19.9 2 31
196 Cedar Hills Park 9.7 1 31
197 Falls Lake SRA--Information Center 16.3 4 30
198 Clayton Riverwalk--County Line to Sam's Branch Greenway 21.1 1 30
199 American Tobacco Trail--Blackwell Street Trailhead 15.4 2 30
200 Robertson Millpond Preserve 20.7 3 29
201 Robeson Creek Greenway 22.9 2 29
202 Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park 15.6 2 29
203 Martin Luther King Jr Park 19.7 2 29
204 Jordan Lake SRA--Seaforth 14.9 3 28
205 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Capital Blvd to Atlantic Ave 9.6 4 28
206 UNC Chapel Hill--Kenan Woods 17.0 5 28
207 Orange County Sportsplex Pond 24.9 4 28
208 Oberlin Cemetery 6.9 1 28
209 Jordan Lake--Crosswinds Marina 13.2 6 27
210 NCSU Experimental Farm 7.1 7 27
211 Falls Lake--Will Suitt Mudflats 18.8 1 27
212 Falls Lake--Upper Beaverdam Reservoir 19.0 1 27
213 Carpenter Park 5.1 2 27
214 Wake Forest Reservoir 20.5 2 27
215 Neuse River Trail--Trailhead Lane 15.0 3 27
216 Forest Ridge Park 16.5 5 27
217 Knightdale Station Park 17.3 2 27
218 Jordan Lake SRA--Vista Point 16.1 5 26
219 Higgins Greenway 1.2 2 26
220 Piedmont Nature Trail 15.9 3 26
221 American Tobacco Trail--Pittard Sears Road 8.8 1 26
222 Strickland Park 8.9 2 26
223 Raleigh-Durham Airport Observation Deck 6.4 6 25
224 UNC Chapel Hill--Battle Grove 17.1 6 25
225 American Tobacco Trail--O'Kelly Chapel Road 9.0 2 25
226 Bennett Place State Historic Site 19.7 1 25
227 Sims Branch Greenway 13.1 4 24
228 Hymettus Woods Park 5.9 2 24
229 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Point 15.0 8 23
230 Eno River SP--Cabe Lands Access 20.8 1 23
231 Chandler's Swamp 16.9 3 23
232 Dorothea Dix 6.6 5 22
233 Shiloh Greenway 5.1 5 22
234 American Tobacco Trail--Solite Park 12.3 1 22
235 Falls Lake--Mountains-to-Sea Trail Jimmy Rogers Road Access 15.2 1 22
236 Lee Game Land 22.6 1 21
237 Duke University--East Campus 16.6 5 21
238 Jordan Lake SRA--Visitor's Center 13.8 4 20
239 Walnut Creek Greenway between Lake Dam Rd & Gorman St 5.1 1 20
240 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek Arm (Durham Co) 12.3 1 19
241 Clemmons Educational State Forest 18.0 2 19
242 Neuse River Trail--Falls River 15.6 1 19
243 Ammons Farm Rd. 24.7 3 19
244 Jordan Game Land--Seaforth Road South End 17.3 1 19
245 Cornwallis Road Park 16.1 4 18
246 Durant Nature Park--Fairy Garden 13.4 2 18
247 Jordan Lake--Marthas Chapel Pulloff 12.6 2 17
248 Glenn Stoffregen Memorial Garden 12.9 1 17
249 Valley Springs Park 20.7 3 17
250 Wooten Meadow Park 6.8 2 17
251 North Carolina Museum of Art--Pond 4.7 1 16
252 Edna Metz Wells Park 7.1 4 16
253 American Tobacco Trail--C.M. Herndon Park 10.4 3 16
254 Jordan Lake SRA--Parker's Creek 15.0 2 15
255 Leesville Park 7.5 2 15
256 North Carolina State University Campus 6.2 2 14
257 Duke University--Chapel Woods 17.1 2 14
258 American Tobacco Trail--Woodcroft 12.3 6 14
259 Horace Williams Tract 19.1 1 13
260 Jordan Lake SRA--Ebenezer Church Boat Ramp 14.8 2 13
261 Eva Perry Library 4.2 3 13
262 Krzyzewskiville 16.8 1 12
263 Neuse River Trail--Old Falls of Neuse 15.1 1 12
264 Shaw Lake 9.9 1 12
265 Indian Trail Park 18.1 2 11
266 Heritage Lake 19.2 1 11
267 Mitchell Mill Natural Area 23.7 2 11
268 Stagecoach Road Waterfowl Impoundment 12.2 1 10
269 William B. Umstead SP--Turkey Creek Trail 4.2 2 10
270 Crabtree Creek Greenway--Atlantic Ave to Anderson Drive 8.6 3 10
271 Little River Fishing Facility 23.7 1 9
272 Historic Oakwood Cemetery 8.7 1 9
273 Durham Hotel Rooftop 15.7 6 8
274 Beaver Creek Greenway 7.0 1 8
275 Berkshire Downs West Park 14.1 1 8
276 Jordan Lake--Poe's Ridge 19.9 1 7
277 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Crossing 12.0 2 6
278 American Tobacco Trail--Elmira Park 13.7 1 6
279 Morrisville Community Park 3.9 1 6
280 RTP Mountain Bike Trails 7.2 1 5
281 Neuse River Trail--Auburn Knightdale Road 15.6 1 4
282 Duke Park 16.6 1 3
283 Chimney Swift Roost--Downtown Raleigh 7.9 2 3
284 American Tobacco Trail--Massey Chapel Road 12.0 1 3
285 Eno River SP--The Quarry 21.2 2 2
286 Lake Rogers Park 23.7 1 2
287 Falls Lake--Neuse River RR Grade (Granville Co) 20.0 1 1
288 Duke Forest Rd. 20.7 1 1
289 Falls Lake--Cheek Rd. Causeway (Wake Co.) 17.9 1 1
290 American Tobacco Trail--Southpoint Mall 12.2 1 1