Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park
|Description: Primarily upland hardwood forest with some old growth timber and open areas, this park provides visitors frequent opportunities to view various mammals and bird species. Plant lovers can enjoy several species of trillium and native orchid as well as mountain laurel, dogwood and redbud. Upland oak, hickory, mixed pine, hardwoods, snags, cliffs, cool-and-warm water streams, rock outcrops and dead/down wood are special features|
Wildlife to Watch: Located on beautiful Dale Hollow Lake which occupies 24,842 acres, this park is known for the abundance of Wild Turkey, Whitetail Deer, Cottontail Rabbit, and Gray Squirrel. Many song birds are also easily seen in the park, these species can include but are not limited to; scarlet tanager, eastern bluebird, titmouse, vireos, wrens, chickadees, goldfinches, and a variety of warblers. Best viewing times for most species is early morning and late afternoon. After dark viewing will most likely consist of skunks, owls and raccoons just to name a few.
Ownership: US Army Corp of Engineers
Closest Town: Burkesville, KY
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