Long known for rolling hills and fertile red clay soil, this region is rich in biological diversity, natural resources, and endless scenic beauty. The Red Hills Region is home to the largest percentage of bobwhite quail in the world, as well as several threatened and endangered plant and animal species. Thomasville is also home to the largst natural stand of long-leaf pine trees in the nation. Southwest Georgia has long been noted for its great quantity and variety of game bids. Barron’s columnist, Steven M. Sears, proclaimed Thomasville as “America’s quail hunting capital.” In 2015, USA TODAY listed Thomasville as “one of nine top sporting destinations in America!”
Birdsong Nature Center
Thomasville, GA 31792
Birdsong Nature Center, a living museum and conservation education center, is the perfect setting for visitors to enjoy the natural beauty and wildlife of the Southwest Georgia region. Twelve miles of Nature Trails provide a casual hiking experience and opportunity to explore a variety of habitats, including wildfower meadows, forests, ponds and swamps, that are a haven to birds and other wildlife. Throughout the Center there are special places for visitors to relax and observe nature and wildlife, such as the extraordinary Bird Window, Butterfly Garden and the Listening Place at Big Bay Swamp. Birdsong hosts many guided walks and nature events throughout the year.
Open Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 9 am – 5 pm and Sundays 1 pm – 5 pm
Admission: $5 Adults, $2.50 Children (4 - 12 years)