Welcome to Cochran Mill Nature Center
where nature teaches...


Cochran Mill Nature Center is located just 20 minutes south of Atlanta in Palmetto, Georgia.  The Center is a private, non-profit, environmental education facility & is home to a large collection of non-releasable reptiles and birds of prey.  The Center's log structure is located on fifty privately-owned, heavily-wooded acres with a fish and turtle pond. Whether hiking, visiting our animals, participating in a field trip, celebrating with a birthday party or relaxing by the pond, Cochran Mill Nature Center has something for you.

Visit us today! The Center is open Monday through Saturday 9am-5pm.  General admission is $3 per adult and $2 per child (3-12 years).


In observation of the Labor Day holiday, we will be closed Monday, September  7.

We will re-open Tuesday, September 8th for regular business hours. 


Look what's coming up!

**Special hours Saturday, September 12th - Bat Night**

Open 9:00am - 3:00pm         Closed 3:00pm-4:30pm for set up        Bat Night Event 4:30 - 8:30pm


Mark Your Calendars! Bat Night is coming!



September Homeschool Day! 
Registration opens September 1st



Halloween Hayride - Saturday, October 24th!







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 Our Mission is to encourage community awareness and active environmental stewardship through education and wildlife rehabilitation programs.  Our Vision is to be the dynamic resource center for outstanding environmental education and wildlife rehabilitation, serving our diverse communities within the Atlanta Southern Crescent region.  


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  Cochran Mill Nature Center is a private, 501c3 non-profit and not affiliated with Cochran Mill ParkFor information on Cochran Mill Park please visit their website.



 Cochran Mill Nature Center

6300 Cochran Mill Road    Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268  

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