Let's Go Bird Watching | Acorn Lodge AZ | White Mountains, AZ

With more than 400 species of wildlife and birds, Greer is the birder's paradise

White Mountains, AZ activities: bird watching

Bird Watching

Look closely in the sky, trees, grasses, and water and you will find a variety of jays, grouses, hummingbirds of every imaginable color, and even birds of prey, such as the eagle, hawk, and owl. Lakes attract nesting, migratory, and wintering species of waterfowl as well as bald eagles.

Acorn Lodge wrap-around deck (image)

Isn’t it time to get away?

Pack up the kids, call the dog, buckle up, and head to Acorn Lodge in Greer, AZ

Nestled in the White Mountain region’s ponderosa pine forest, Acorn Lodge is more than just a home away from home. Here you will wake to the serenity of the surrounding hushed forest as you sit quietly on our wrap-around deck and enjoy the beautiful forest surrounding you. Bring along your binoculars since the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is teeming with birds and wildlife of more than 400 species.

Acorn Lodge is secluded, yet less than a mile from Greer, which makes meals at Molly Butler Lodge or Rendezvous Diner the perfect compliment to any day.

Come find nature…it’s just outside.

Birding Hotspots in White Mountains (image)

Whether your favorite pastime is hiking, biking, fishing, camping, boating, or bird and wildlife watching, you will not lack for something to do and a place to do it. Greer is the destination for your vacation, a second home, or to become a local—at 8,500 feet above sea level, you will delight in all four seasons, each with a special lure of the outdoors.

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest surrounding Greer and the Acorn Lodge encompasses the world’s largest stand of ponderosa pines, making it the ideal escape for the uncomfortable temperatures often found in Arizona’s lower elevations.

Without the glare of city lights, stargazing is at its finest and campers often prefer the open air so they can transport themselves the dark sky and constellations within.

Horseback riders, cross-country skiers, hikers, and bikers share the tails wending through a forested home to lakes, streams, and wildlife of more than 400 varieties common to Arizona’s White Mountains.

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