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-3pm. Admission is $3 per adult and $2 per child (3-12 years).
*Attention summer visitors: Camp programming begins June 3rd. The reptile room (main exhibit area) will be closed Monday through Friday from 9am -1pm during the following weeks. Please plan accordingly!
June 10-14, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 22-26
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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 Park. For information on Cochran Mill Park please visit their website.
Cochran Mill Nature Center
6300 Cochran Mill Road Palmetto, GA 30268
Phone: (770)306-0914 Fax (770) 306-8463