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Facility Information

Visitor & Education Center

Sunday-Monday: CLOSED


8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Trails & Playscape:

Open daily Sunrise to Sunset



(donations welcome)


205 Old Commerce Road

Athens, GA 30607



ACC Staff:

Randy Smith, Facility Supervisor

Kate Mowbray, Naturalist

Michelle Cash, Naturalist

Wes Garrison, Program Leader

Carla Collins, Recreation Assistant

SCNC, INC Staff:

Emily Bailey, Operations Coordinator

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Find out what is happening!

Want an overview of happenings here at Sandy Creek Nature Center? Our quarterly newsletter will keep you up to date on everything from planetarium shows to frog watches and trail guide training.

Register for Programs

Register For Programs

Athens-Clarke Country provides a wide range of programming for folks of every age and inclination, from planetarium programs to family fishing to summer day camps.  The county has an easy-to-use online registration process.

Explore the Trails

Sandy Creek Nature Center has more than six miles of trails, some suitable for only hikers and some for multi-use.

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Quick Links

Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services:

Sandy Creek Nature Center:

Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc. Facebook Page:

Sandy Creek Nature Center Facebook Page:

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