Winged Deer Park
Site Directions: From Johnson City take Hwy 11-E toward Bristol. After passing the intersection with TN 381, continue for 2 miles, then turn left onto Carroll Creek Road (just before crossing the Devault Bridge over Boone Lake).
In 0.4 mile turn either right into the boat launch parking lot or left into a short drive to the woodland parking lot.
Wooded Lot Parking area - Lat-Long: 36.39216, -82.36841
Boat Ramp Parking - Lat-Long: 36.39328, -82.3604
Hours: daylight hours
Seasonality: year round, although spring and fall migration seasons are the best
Site Description: This park is located on the outskirts of north Johnson City. In addition to numerous athletic fields and lakeshore recreation facilities, there is a nice wooded area with paved and dirt trails, including a disc golf course.
Walk the woodland trails and the disc golf course to cover the greatest variety of habitat. Early morning is best, especially on weekends, as the park may get crowded. Restrooms are available at the boat ramp.
Wildlife to Watch: A wide variety of woodland and shrub-edge birds occur in season. During spring and fall migration, watch for warblers, vireos, thrushes, tanagers, flycatchers, cuckoos, and others.