Sandy Creek Nature Center
- 205 Old Commerce Rd.|
- Athens GA 30601
Featuring 225 acres of woodlands and wetlands, the Sandy Creek Nature Center is a gateway to outdoor exploration. More than 4 miles of trails and an ADA interpretive trail are available with connections to the North Oconee River Greenway and Cook's Trail.
The SPLOST-funded Education and Visitor Center includes live reptiles, amphibians, marine and freshwater aquariums, interactive natural history exhibits, and an incredible resource library all housed in an eco-friendly building. There is also a circa 1815 Log House and several wildlife observation areas on site.
Come and explore their small planetarium and newly expanded exhibit hall with interactive learning centers that feature the wetlands, coastal, woodlands, agricultural and urban environments of Northeast Georgia. The Frog Pond Shop with its variety of nature-based gifts is popular with all ages. The shop is open during nature center hours.
•Picnic and recreational areas along the Greenway riverwalk