205 Old Commerce Rd.
Athens, GA 30607
Admission is FREE! Some classes and special events require a program fee.
Sandy Creek Nature Center is a gateway to outdoor exploration. The property features 225 acres of woodlands and wetlands with over 4 miles of trails, including an ADA interpretive trail and connections to the North Oconee River Greenway and Cook's Trail.
The SPLOST-funded Education & 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.
Summer Programs: Registration for Sandy Creek Day Camp is ongoing. Limited spaces remain in the following weeks:
7 - 8 year olds: Weeks 1, 2, 3, and 4
9 - 12 year olds: Weeks 1, 3, and 6
Teens: Week 4
Summer Explorers is for 4 - 6 year olds. Registration begins on April 26 for ACC residents and April 30 for non-ACC residents. You can register for Summer Explorers over the phone or in person.
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