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Walker Branch State Natural Area

Geologic Feature
Walker Branch State Natural Area – Cari Griffith

Walker Branch is a 225 acre State Natural Area located 3 miles south of Savannah, Tennessee. This wetland area off the Tennessee River provides a lush breeding ground for many insects. Over 40 different species of dragonflies and damselflies have been identified here. Steep hills (rising over 250 feet), created creeks, marshes, and swamp forests offering a pristine example of an undisturbed bald cypress forest. Many rare and endangered plant species are also found here.

How to Get There

From Highway 64 in Savannah, take Highway 128 south for approx 2.5 miles, turn right on Diamond Island Road. Stay left as the road splits at McGinley Loop and at the bottom of the hill turn left again. Once on Pittsburg Landing Road, travel approximately .4 miles to enter the natural area. There is a small parking lot on the left off of Pittsburg Landing Road.

Recreational Opportunities

Public access is allowed. There are no designated trails on the property. Hunting is also allowed, but requires a permit.Contact TWRA for more information.

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