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Sandy Creek Nature Center

Admission Fee

Admission is FREE! Some classes and special events require a program fee.

Other Link Sandy Creek Nature Center webpage


  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Adult / Senior programs
  3. Animal exhibits
  4. Birthday Parties
  5. Children's programs
  6. Covered shelter
  7. Gift Shop
  8. Live Animal Exhibits
  9. Meeting Rooms
  10. Multi-purpose room
  11. Parking
  12. Picnic area
  13. Rental Opportunities
  14. Restrooms
  15. Summer camp
  16. Teen programs
  17. WiFi (Free)
  18. Wildlife-based educational programs

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.

 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.   For more information call 706-613-3615.