Wildlife & Flora
Discover all that Western North Carolina has to offer
Appalachians’ Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the Nantahala National Forest offer the resident of Arrowhead Point the greatest diversity of life in our cradle of forestry to be found on our green planet Earth.
Leisurely springtime boat trips exploring the shores of Lake Nantahala reveal spectacular displays of flame azalea, rhododendron, and mountain laurel in bloom. A nature lover’s paradise awaits your move. Come enjoy our mountain/lake environment. Artists, photographers, plant and animal enthusiasts enjoying the diversity of natures’ offering may encounter these common species:
- Ruffed Grouse
- Bald Eagle
- Pileated Woodpecker
- Wild Boa
- Timber Rattlers
- A Variety of Fish
- Horned, Screech, and Barred Owl
- Elk (recently reintroduced to the Smoky’s)
- And even the Wily Coyote
Indigenous to the shady coves and lake shorelines and breezy ridges of Appalachian highlands the most diverse variety of plant species abound, offering a continual thrill to the botanist at heart. Just a few of which are: Lady Slipper (Indian Turnip), Wild Orange Orchids, Blood Root, Galax (Colts Foot), Turks Cap Lilies, Bluettes, Trillium, Goat’s Beard, Joe Pye, Flame Azalea, Rhododendron, and Mountain Laurel.
Autumn’s vibrant crimson, yellow, and golden hues in the Nantahala lake basin at Arrowhead Point reveal the multitude of leaf-shedding tree species.
Stalwart evergreens, topped with snow, enhance the beauty of an Arrowhead Point winter.It’s true; Arrowhead Point on the lake is the place to live creations’ “Bond Without Boundary”.
Try this Riverbend timber frame home, custom designed by Richard Rosenbloom of Chattahoochee Timber Frames, LLC. Completed July 2010. (Just in time to put your tax refund to work accessorizing, this, your new home.)
Priced with secluded, private boat slip, by tram access only to our lakeside 5 slip marina.