This flower is great for song birds,
and is the state flower of Maryland
The Wetland offers an easy hike among the most diverse ecosystems in McMinn County. Nonnative species have been removed to allow visitors a look into the past to see the vegetation in its original state. A leisurely walk in nature a few times per week has been proven to reduce stress, risk for heart disease and diabetes. This is a place of exploration to see nature in a pristine environment. The kiosks offer information on the environmental processes, nature poems and quotes, and a history lesson in how the plants and trees were used by man.