2 Forests to Explore in Bibb County

Checkout places to visit in Bibb County

Bibb County

Bibb County was created by the act of the State Legislature of Georgia on December 9, 1822, with Macon to be incorporated as a town/city in December 1823; designated the County Seat. It was carved from the earlier territories of the counties of Jones, Monroe, Houston, and Twiggs counties.

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Forests to Explore in Bibb County

Amerson River Park

Amerson River Park contains 180 acres of pristine forests, meadows, and wetlands surrounded by a river oxbow. The park boasts several high bluffs that provide beautiful views of the river and its banks.

Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge offers a landscape like no other. Established in 2000, it's comprised of more than 4,400 acres covering swampland, streams and upland forests. Visitors enjoy multiple trails for hiking and bird watching, as well as nature programs for children and adults alike. The swamp itself is home to several species of native wildlife including river otters, deer and turkey, while the uplands offer sightings of various birds and reptiles.

Map of Forests to explore in Bibb County