Sandy Creek Nature Center, Athens

4.8
#3 of 6 in Parks in Athens
The nature center is a facility of the Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services and partners with Sandy Creek Nature Center Inc., a non-profit support group. This 225- acre wildlife sanctuary includes over 4 miles of nature trails, providing access to a variety of habitats typical of the Georgia Piedmont: river floodplains, wetlands, upland pine and hardwood forests, fields, ponds, and streams.
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  • We had a great time here with our two year old granddaughter. Lots of good trails to explore, and a wheelchair accessible boardwalk trail. The visitors center is small, but it has some excellent exhib...  more »
  • This is a great place for those bringing children to those looking to walk on the trails with their dogs. The interactive Visitor center is great for kids to see turtles, snakes and learn about nature...  more »
  • Took a group here this weekend for the first time. It is located off of 441 just north of Athens. Look for the signs. Nice exhibits about animals and plants that are native to Georgia. Snakes too! Lot...  more »
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  • Should make the sign clearer that dogs are not allowed on the beach area. Since this is the only place they CANNOT GO it should be made clear on signs. And if you kick someone out of the only place they wanted to go which was the beach area to swim. Is losing 4 dollars to 2 18 year olds worth losing customers over. REALLY $4.00
  • Nice place to take kids for learning experience and fun! It's also free so I loved that! Went on hike down the trails so that was very cool adventure for all of us.
  • Great place for family walks but only part is suitable for strollers. Several geocaches also along the trails.
  • The nature center is really cool if just a little small and the walking trails are nice.
  • Came here for my little brothers birthday. Great nature center for little kid's birthdays.

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