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Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center

9770 Autrey Mill Road

Our mission:
To create a destination and educational resource that inspires exploration, appreciation, and preservation of the natural environment and local history.

We're the Autrey Mill Nature Preserve Association, a Non-Profit (501)(c3) organization that operates the preserve and historic buildings and provides all the environmental, heritage, and event programming that is offered to the public.


Shawn Bruzda

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Beautiful, healthy southern woods with minimal invasive plant infiltration. Wetlands, Sal's Creek, many ephemeral streams and foot bridges, some very large loblolly pines and tulip trees, historic buildings, a gold mine, visitor center, restrooms, friendly staff and volunteers, trails, and cell phone tour. Bring your kids, excellent place for them to explore. Many of the trails are on moderate to steep terrain with exposed tree roots so wear comfortable trail footwear and watch your step. Dog-friendly but must be leashed at all times.

Brian Wilson

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018
Lauren at the Center is so helpful, informative, and very friendly! Since we happened to be by at feeding time, we got to feed some of the turtles and even held one! The trails are nice and well-maintained, the lookout we went to is lovely and secluded. Such a treasure. We look forward to returning!

Mike Barnhill

Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
Nearby trail running. Well kept trails. Amazing visitor's center with animals and super helpful staff. Great camps and programs for kids as well.

Marshall Hughes

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Decent place to walk the dog. Shaded, moderately hilly natural trails. Prone to being muddy, so consider recent rainfall if that's an issue for you. Trail maps could be clearer in orientation and distance.

Rubi Ortiz-Garcia

Friday, July 13, 2018
Beautiful place for a quick shady walk. The water view is pretty and super easy to vlget to. Beginner and child and older people friendly.

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media