Plantation Trace / Thomasville

Birdsong Nature Center

2106 Meridian Rd.
Thomasville, GA 31792

229-377-4408 | 800-953-2473
  • The historic home at Birdsong houses the Bird Window where visitors can catch a glimpse of resident and migratory birds.

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  • The Brown Thrasher, Georgia's State Bird, is right at home at Birdsong!

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  • Birdsong hosts programs throughout the year, giving visitors the opportunity to learn all about the inhabitants of the area.

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  • Springtime at Birdsong treats visitors to a vast array of beautiful flowering plants and bushes.

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From the early 1800s to the present, the land known as Birdsong was transformed from pristine longleaf pine forest, to a plantation, then farm, and now a center for conservation and learning. Birdsong Nature Center's 565 acres are a rich mixture of wildflower meadow, old field, pine and hardwood forest, ponds and swamps and a sanctuary for a myriad of birds and other wildlife. Walk the trails through each unique habitat or visit the Bird Window for an extraordinary and intimate bird-viewing experience. Relax and observe the vibrant and colorful butterflies in the Butterfly Garden from April to November, or watch the engaging antics of the purple martins from January to July. Take part in one of Birdsong's guided walks, or attend one of a number of year-round public programs and events. At Birdsong Nature Center, you can enjoy the serenity and beauty of the natural landscape and return home with a renewed spirit.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $5.00

    Children, 4-12 $2.50

    Free to Members Free


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Picnic Area

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Near Interstate Highway

    10, 75

    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages