Established in 1992, to preserve, protect and restore native hardwood forests and scenic natural areas, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, and water quality on the Western Highland Rim of Tennessee.
Tennessee's Western Highland Rim
We accomplish our mission by purchasing and owning significant tracts, cooperatively managing land with other agencies or landowners, and holding conservation easements.
Big Swan Headwaters Preserve
The area now known as the Big Swan Headwaters Preserve has long been recognized for its numerous springs, streams and waterfalls. It was created in 2004 and now encompasses over 1400 acres.
See you on the trail!
We invite you to join us as we seek out unique ecosystems, rare plants, and surround ourselves with the beauty of nature, including guided hikes on Big Swan Headwaters Preserve.
Support our work.
Help us build the endowment protecting the land of Big Swan Headwaters Preserve!
WE DID IT! The land of Big Swan Headwaters Preserve is FREE and CLEAR.
Swan Trust is happy to announce that we reached our 2015 fundraising goal of paying off our bank note.
A huge thanks to so many people who responded to our matching grant campaign, making this possible.