Ebenezer Swamp Ecological Preserve is an upland hardwood swamp on Spring Creek maintained by by the University of Montevallo. The preserve offers a perfect habitat for a variety of birds including Pileated and Red-headed Woodpeckers. The boardwalk extends out into the swamp, offering good opportunities in spring and summer to see Prothonotary Warblers, Northern Parulas, Common Yellowthroats, and Yellow-throated Warblers. Rarest sightings in the preserve include Glossy Ibis and Purple Gallinule. Additional, various plant life including a number of orchid species can be seen. For a short walk, the path and boardwalk offer a relaxing stroll to view nature up close and personal. Be sure to check out the artwork located along the path as well.