Nature & Science

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park is known for its cultural history, but it has an abundance of nature as well. The park’s 1,860 acres encompass many natural features and ecosystems, such as upland fields and forests, as well as wetlands along Walnut Creek and Ocmulgee River. These diverse natural resources and habitats are utilized by a rich variety of wildlife, including several endangered and threatened species.
A view of a pond surrounded by trees.
The emergent wetlands allow a view into the heart of this exciting ecosystem that contains a diverse selection of wildlife.

Logan Thomas

Natural Features and Ecosystems: Explore the diverse ecosystems that form the landscape of the park.

Plants: Learn more about the plants that grow in the park, both native and invasive.

Animals: See what types of animals call Ocmulgee Mounds home.

Last updated: July 25, 2023

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