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Chattahoochee Nature Center

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9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell, GA 30075-4723
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A Fantastic Day To Visit!

This nature center is truly amazing! I decided to go visit on a saturday while the weather was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LoveEngland4EverFan
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Marietta, Georgia
nice place to see nature

We stopped here after visiting the three historic houses in Roswell. We (2 adults, no children... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
ellenbee56
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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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“bald eagles” (8 reviews)
“the river” (21 reviews)
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9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell, GA 30075-4723
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This nature center is truly amazing! I decided to go visit on a saturday while the weather was gorgeous. This place offers educational classes and has fantastic wildlife as well as horticulture. There is alot offered families, children and adults. You will truly enjoy this...More

Thank LoveEngland4EverFan
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We stopped here after visiting the three historic houses in Roswell. We (2 adults, no children) enjoyed walking around the outdoor wildlife exhibits and across the street to the river; it was a pleasant setting. The Discovery Center had an excellent exhibit on wetlands--small but...More

Thank ellenbee56
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

I live close by, so I come here quite often when I just want to have a quiet afternoon to myself. Their visitor's center is very nice (they rotate artwork that is available for purchase!), and the staff are always welcoming. Definitely visit in the...More

1  Thank Lara A
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

So simple, so clean, so at children level....... take your students, your children and grand chikdren in a city with more and more cement do something different!!!

1  Thank P3830CIirenec
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have being visiting the Nature Center on and off for the last 12 years and it improves each time. Many short trails that emphasize a different aspects of local habitats. Examples: Butterfly Habitat, Beaver Pond with live beaver exhibit, Aviary with eagles and hawks,...More

1  Thank Bob G
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We had a wonderful visit. Our 1 year old and 3 year old both enjoyed the butterfly exhibit. It was easy to get around and there were many animals, plants and trails to enjoy.

1  Thank almostdem
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

IT is a great way to enjoy nature and learn about our natural inhabitants in Roswell. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent nature center and perfect for families with young children. Plenty of various activities and seasonal exhibits such as birds, owls, and butterflies. Walking, nature, flowers, and plenty of space to enjoy time with families and friends. They have evening concerts as well - I...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My family was in Roswell and decided to stop here. It was a Saturday afternoon and wasn't crowded at all. We bought tix that cost $27 for 3 of us and started on a paved walkway that brings you back to the main bldg. The...More

1  Thank fbriggs2015
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

The center has beautiful gardens and various water views. It is so tranquil. We went to see the butterflies and the kids (4 and 12 years old) had a blast interacting with the butterflies in the tent. We also walked the short path to see...More

Thank ATLTraveller_12
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deurmimala
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Response from Lara A | Reviewed this property |
They outline everything you can and cannot bring (food-wise) for birthday parties on their website: chattnaturecenter . org Hope that helps!
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Michele B
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Response from ATLTraveller_12 | Reviewed this property |
Thanksgiving air temperature could be warm or cold, both okay for kayaks or canoes. The real issue for tubing is that the river water temperature will be cold. It tends to range between 50-70 degrees throughout the year... More
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