Historic Heartland / Eatonton

Butterflies & Blooms in the Briar Patch

617 N. Jefferson St.
Eatonton, GA 31024

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Butterflies, skippers, and other pollinators must come in contact with certain plants to be able to reproduce. Volunteers have created a pollinator habitat to support and encourage native butterfly reproduction by establishing larval host and nectar plants at the Briar Patch Trail Park. Their mission is to establish a Georgia pollinator habitat that sustains butterflies throughout their life stages, monitor migrating monarch butterflies & educate the public on how to incorporate larval host plants in their own gardens. The park offers a .25 mile walking trail, picnic tables, benches, and is pet friendly (must be on a leash). This is truly a one-of-a-kind park that demonstrates the beauty of nature.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 6:30PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 6:30PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 6:30PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 6:30PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 6:30PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 6:30PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 6:30PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Open Year 'Round


    Group Amenities


    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages