Woodpecker Ridge Nature Center

Woodpecker Ridge Nature Center
Woodpecker Ridge Nature Center
13 West Main Street
Suite 1
Fincastle, VA 24090
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Botetourt
Phone: (540) 473-1167
Email travel@botetourt.org
Website www.visitbotetourt.com
Website www.visitbotetourt.net/main/index.php

The Woodpecker Ridge Nature Center offers birders and nature enthusiasts numerous opportunities for wildlife watching. Features of interest to most visitors include a hawk-watch platform, feeding stations for songbirds and hummingbirds, and butterfly gardens. Trails meander from butterfly gardens through hardwood forests, spruce and cedar stands, open fields, and pond habitats. From I-81, take Exit #150. Go 0.1 miles on US 220A South to US 11. Turn left on US 11 North and follow it 2.6 miles to Rt. 651/Stoney Battery Road in Troutville. Turn right and follow 0.9 miles to Woodpecker Ridge Nature Center (#941) on the left.

Last Updated: 9/7/2011 10:31 AM
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