Seven Islands State Birding Park

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Seven Islands State Birding Park
Type Tennessee State Park
Location Kodak, Knox County, Tennessee
Coordinates 35°56′46″N 83°41′31″W / 35.946°N 83.692°W / 35.946; -83.692Coordinates: 35°56′46″N 83°41′31″W / 35.946°N 83.692°W / 35.946; -83.692
Area 415 acres (1.68 km2)
Created 2014

Seven Islands State Birding Park is a state park in Knox County, Tennessee located east of Knoxville in Kodak along the French Broad River.[1] The park was created for Birdwatching. The diverse grassland landscapes and the river create a habitat for more than 160 species of Birds.

The park was opened on July 1, 2014 by state and local officials.[2][3]

History[edit]

Before Seven Islands became Seven Islands State Birding Park it was a wildlife refuge operated by Knox County.

Activities[edit]

Birdwatching is why the park was created but it also includes the following:[4]

A small canoe/kayak boat launch site And Eight miles of hiking trails.

Biking and Fishing may also be done at the park. Fishing can be done along the French Broad River.

Location[edit]

The park is located approx. 18 miles (29 km) east of Knoxville, Tennessee.

The park is located along the French Broad River.

The park's address is 2809 Kelly Lane Kodak, Tennessee 37764.

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