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Address: 9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell, GA 30075-4723
Phone Number: +1 770-992-2055
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

This private non-profit nature center with a Discovery Center that includes...

This private non-profit nature center with a Discovery Center that includes a Nature Exchange and Exhibits, plus a Theatre is focused on interpreting the Chattahoochee River Watershed. With 127 acres of woodland and wetland trails the Nature Center has several well marked walking trails and a river boardwalk with rehabilitated animals along the route. Beautiful butterfly gardens and Georgia's eco-regions are emphasized. The Unity Garden is a great place to learn about sustainable community gardening. Bring a picnic, visit the Nature Store, watch the movie (Re-Imagine the Chattahoochee) and enjoy learning about the Chattahoochee River and environs and the native plants and animals that call this place home.

Regular programming takes place, check the website for times and dates of special events that are family friendly. The Nature Exchange in the Discovery Center is a trader's delight! Learn more on our daily calendar, to plan your visit.

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Get back to nature!

Hiking is a favorite for our grandkids, & they love seeing & learning about the animals. The perfect place for a weekend outing!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hiking is a favorite for our grandkids, & they love seeing & learning about the animals. The perfect place for a weekend outing!

Thank drclairew
Suwanee, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all, this is a wildlife rehabilitation center, so when you visit, you are helping to rehabilitate injured Georgia Wildlife. They have lots of cool native wildlife for you to see. Great Horned Owls, Bald Eagles, Opossums, snakes, turtles and Red Tailed Hawks to name a few. Also, 2 new young beavers have just been put on exhibit. It... More 

Thank MBAikins
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Very friendly staff, easy trails to walk through the woods with the entire family! They have activities throughout the year and it is great for birthday parties too.

Thank iigt2002
Lexington, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Interesting nature exhibits. Where else can you see a pair of bald eagles up close? Low-key, but well done. Helpful staff. We went on the evening canoe trip down the Chattahoochee - strongly recommended. Great guides, fun trip, easy paddling. We saw lots of interesting wildlife

Thank Mike K
Roswell, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

CNC is a great Place to visit for an event that the CNC overs, The Admission is best if you are a member, but doesn't cost a lot if you are not a member. CNC does all sorts of events throughout the year and a lot of things to better the Hooch throughout GA. Take a walk on the boardwalk... More 

Thank Terbston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, beautiful grounds,lovely trail walks through the woods, tons of plant life that are amazing. They were setting up for an outdoor wedding in one area, and a birthday party going on in another area. All of the trails are under a half mile, but with rolling terrain you can get your excise. And very reasonably... More 

Thank richardmJ346NL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

been there three times and have seen it all ! good for younger kids ... older kids got bored after seeing the animals !

Thank Suzi B
Roswell, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The Chattahoochee Nature Center is a relic place to take a walk, view some animals, watch a film, or learn about the natural environment. The walking paths are gentle and a long boardwalk goes out to the Chattahoochee River, a site protected by the National Park Service.

Thank smpfen
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The nature center has rescue/rehabilitated animals and so we think of it as a tiny zoo. It is located by the Chattahoochee river and there are trails around the center. It is a good place to pass afternoon with young kids. There are also open spaces for them to run around and burn some energy.

Thank TodayIsAGift
Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit and see beautiful animals which are native to the area. The people are all really nice and knowledgeable about native plants and animals. This is a great place to take kids and or the whole family or just spend time there alone.

Thank pransomjr

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