Hours & Directions
(770) 306-0914

We will be closing at 3pm, Thursday, July 3rd for building maintenance.  


Please plan to visit early!


Cochran Mill Nature Center is open to the public:

Monday through Saturday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Closed Sundays

Upcoming Holiday Closings & Special Hours:

Special Hours - Saturday, January 18th - 9am to 12pm

CLOSED - Monday, January 20th


From Newnan/Coweta County:
Highway 29N to Palmetto.  Left at traffic light in Palmetto onto Toombs Street.  Follow Toombs to Hutcheson Ferry Road.  Right onto Hutcheson Ferry; follow it past the peach orchard.  Right onto Cochran Mill Road.  Follow past Cochran Mill Park.  The Nature Center is on your right, one mile past the park.

From Peachtree City/Fayette County:
Highway 74N.  Cross over I-85.  The name of the road will change to Virlyn B. Smith Rd.  Continue straight to dead-end.  Left onto Rivertown Road.  Follow Rivertown to 3rd stop sign.  Left onto Cochran Mill Road.  Nature Center is 200 yards on the left.

From Atlanta:
I-85 South to Exit 69 (Old National/South Fulton Parkway). Stay left and follow South Fulton Pkwy. approximately 15 miles to Rivertown Road. Turn right onto Rivertown Road.  Follow Rivertown about 2 miles to first stop sign. Turn left onto Cochran Mill Road. The Nature Center is 200 yards on the left.

From Douglas County:
Highway 166 toward Union City.  Cross the Chattahoochee River and turn right at the 4-way stop onto Cascade-Palmetto Highway.  Then turn right onto Cochran Mill Road.  Go approximately 5 miles (through two 4-way stops).  The Nature Center is 200 yards on the left after the second 4-way stop.


 Cochran Mill Nature Center is a private, 501c3 non-profit and not affiliated with Cochran Mill Park

For information on Cochran Mill Park please visit their website.


Cochran Mill Nature Center

6300 Cochran Mill Road
Palmetto, GA
United States

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 Cochran Mill Nature Center

6300 Cochran Mill Road    Palmetto, GA 30268  

Phone: (770)306-0914      Fax (770) 306-8463