Sandy Creek Nature Center

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 Day Camp 2017 information is now online.  Summer camp registration begins Saturday, April 8 at 9 AM for ACC residents. Non-residents may register beginning Monday, April 10 at noon. All camp registration takes place at

If you haven’t done so already, create a free online account at

Those wishing to apply for or renew a scholarship, must do so at least five business day prior to registering for a camp or program.

Online Registration:
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services now has online registration for programs for adults and children. All activities are open to Athens-Clarke County residents and non county residents.  

Review the selection of programs and if you haven't done so already,  create your free online account today!

For more information call 706-613-3615.
  1. Sandy Creek Nature Center

    Physical Address
    205 Old Commerce Rd.
    Athens, GA 30607

    Phone: 706-613-3615

    Hours of Operation:
    Tuesday-Saturday from 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    Trails are open sunrise to sunset daily.

    Admission:  Free

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