Plant and animal life in the northern mountains of North Carolina

The northern mountains of North Carolina offer an abundance of wildlife. Whether a hunter, naturalist, hiker, or simply a nature lover, there will always be plenty to see and do. Take a look at some examples of the plant and animal wildlife found in North Carolina.

North Carolina Mammals

Mammals that can be found consist of Whitetail Deer, Red Fox, Eastern Cottontail Rabbit, Black Bear, Raccoon, Beaver, Bobcat, Grey Squirrel, Chipmunk, Coyote, and Woodchuck just to name a few.


North Carolina Trees

Common species of trees that are found in the North Carolina Mountains are Red Oak, White Oak, Fraser Fir, Dogwood, Sourwood, and Red Maple among many others.

North Carolina Birds


North Carolina Songbirds

North Carolina Raptors

North Carolina Reptiles

North Carolina Flowers