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Welcome to Oxbow Meadows

Oxbow Meadows will be closed Thursday, November 23rd through Monday, November 27th, 2023 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. 

Ad for Grand Opening Event


Join Oxbow Meadows for the Grand Opening of the Walt & Frank Chambers Birding Trail on Saturday, October 21st from 9am-12pm for a vine cutting, Birds of Prey show, guided hikes, kids crafts, and more!

Spectacular Science Saturdays


Join Oxbow each Saturday for exploration, investigation, and new discoveries from 9am to 4pm.

Kids outside


Learn with Oxbow during our family weekend programs.  

Frogwarts Events


You are formally invited to attend Frogwarts at Oxbow Meadows. This family friendly event is open to all Wizards, Witches, Magical Creatures, and Muggles. Explore the grounds for a day of magical science with Care of Magical Creatures, Science of Magic, Quidditch, the Muggle Museum and more!

Field Trips

The helpful and knowledgeable staff of Oxbow Meadows will provide your students with a unique, hands-on learning experience to enhance curriculum and state standards.

Birthday Parties

Looking for a special kind of party, one that educates and entertains? Book your party with Oxbow Meadows, and we will ensure that your child has a party they'll never forget!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring wild or injured animals to Oxbow?

Unfortunately, Oxbow Meadows is not a licensed wildlife rehabilitation center, please do not bring any wildlife to Oxbow Meadows.

Where can I take an injured animal?

Please use the following list to locate a local wildlife rehabilitator and their animal specialty.

Wildlife Rehabilitator List (PDF)

Virtual Tours

Hours of Operation

Tuesday to Saturday
9:00am to 4:00pm

Sunday & Monday


Suggested $5 donation
for admission


3535 South Lumpkin Rd
Columbus, GA 31903

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