Covering 225 acres, Walker Branch is a significant wetland area off the Tennessee River that provides a breeding ground for dragonflies and damselflies, with over 40 different species identified. Steep hills, rising 252 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 in this State Natural Area.
Public access is allowed. There are no designated trails on the property. Hunting is also allowed, but requires a permit, please use the contact list above for details.
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.