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Cochran Mill Nature Center

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6300 Cochran Mill Rd, Palmetto, GA 30268-2086
+1 770-306-0914
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Georgia forest at it's best

First off, don't get confused by the Nature Center and Cochran Mill Park. The nature center is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Nature on Overload

What an adventure! this day hike was full of wonderful rustic buildings, water falls, children... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Ellenwood, Georgia
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“orange trail” (4 reviews)
“summer camp” (2 reviews)
“old mill” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
6300 Cochran Mill Rd, Palmetto, GA 30268-2086
+1 770-306-0914
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, don't get confused by the Nature Center and Cochran Mill Park. The nature center is only open limited hours and this is not where the cool trails are. If you drive about 1/4 mile east of the Nature center you will see Cochran...More

Thank loudawg1994
Reviewed October 3, 2017

What an adventure! this day hike was full of wonderful rustic buildings, water falls, children swimming,, babbling brooks, twisted vines and curious white tailed deer. Yep they come close and linger long, if you know make too much noise. If you are short on time...More

Thank Mog3
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Beautiful hiking trails and waterfalls! Very well kept and clean. Be sure and check out the reptile exhibit.

Thank tinabrock
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

The nature center and the parking lot area for the trails and such are in two separate areas, fyi. This was a nice morning for our family (two kids, aged 5 and 3). We parked and right there our kids played on the nice playground...More

Thank claires2525
Reviewed April 10, 2017

There are a number of well tended trails for hikers, non motorized trail bikes, and horseback riding trails. This is one of not the largest park in Fulton County. Signage is helpful. Beautiful streams with interesting old mill history.

Thank htblum
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Found this park by searching local hiking trails. It was only 15 minutes from my house and never heard of it so I went early one morning just to check it out and I loved it!! I stayed for about and hour and a half...More

Thank jnp3870
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Ok, so it's only$5 to park, but it's the principle. You walk across the street from the parking lot to start your hike/walk, but the bridge crossing the creek is closed. Has been for years. So to START your hike you have to brace yourself...More

1  Thank ControlledChaos6
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Last week I spent four days and one night volunteering at Cochran Mill Park with my grand baby while she enjoyed summer camp. I went there to help, but instead it was the best experience of my life time. I leaned so much from Mrs....More

4  Thank Regina M
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Good, short walk from parking to waterfalls. Parking is $5. Good swimming hole and good for pictures.

Thank Inda H
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Staff was friendly and informative about the animals on site as well as the walking trails. They have a variety of animals, including reptiles, raptors, amphibians, bats, and even a rescued opossum named Clara. The snakes from the Walking Dead show live here, a copperhead...More

1  Thank Tararab01
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