Exploring Nature

Featured Gardens & Nature Centers

Atlanta Beltline

What is the Atlanta Beltline? What's an Arboretum? The best way to find out is to take a bus, walking, or biking tour of the massive urban redevelopment program.112 Krog Street, #7, Atlanta, GA 30307. Fulton County. Tel: 404-458-4515. Free. ... More Info

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Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center

9770 Autrey Mill Rd, Johns Creek GA 30022. 678-366-3511. 46 acres of ravine forest, a heritage village and a nature center. Fee.

Birdsong Nature Center

2106 Meridian Road, Thomasville GA 30309. 800-953- 2473. Birdsong Nature Center offers natural history instruction with intensive field experience for school groups and the public. Fee.

Callaway Gardens

4500 Southern Pine Drive, Pine Mountain GA 31822. 706-663-6833. Offers a discovery center, birds of prey exhibit, butterfly center, horticulture center, vegetable garden, azalea bowl, the lake and beach, nature and biking trails. Fee.

Chatham County Garden Center & Botanical Gardens

1388 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah GA 31406. 912-355-3883. See more than 900 varieties of trees, shrubs, and flowering plants when you visit this Savannah Area Council of Garden Clubs project on the Southside. Fee.

Chattahoochee Nature Center

9135 Willeo Road, Roswell GA 30075. 770-992-2055. A 127-acre park on the Chattahoochee River with native wildlife and plants, Discovery Center, hiking & trails. Fee.

Georgia Nature Center

3001 Salem Road, Watkinsville GA 30677. 1-800-800-2099. 100 acres of rolling hills, creeks, meadows and hardwood forests with tours of carnivorous plants, a clean energy exhibition, geothermal earth tubes and interactive solar toys. Fee.

Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum and Nature Center

681 Fort Argyle Road, Savannah GA 31419. 912-748-8068. The Historic Savannah – Ogeechee Barge Canal is one of the prime relics in the history of southern canals. Fee.

Smith-Gilbert Gardens

2382 Pine Mountain Rd. NW, Kennesaw GA 30152. 770-919-0248. The Gardens stand out as an exceptional blend of art, history and horticultural, all creating a tranquil respite of reflection and enjoyment. Fee.