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Located on 46 acres of ravine forest and historic past, this nature preserve's two miles of walking trails wind past a scenic creek with rocky shoals, spring seeps, mature trees, wildflowers, native plants, and a variety of animal life.

A Heritage Village has been created with four buildings original to the site and four landmark structures moved from nearby properties. This village and its related exhibit pieces provide an understanding of this area's proud rural heritage from the mid 1800s to the mid 1900s.

Our Visitor Center houses animal exhibits of turtles, frogs, and snakes, and dioramas of native mammals and birds.

Grounds are open every day from 8am to dusk.

The Visitor Center is open Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm
closed on major holidays

There is no charge for entrance to the grounds.

A reminder of Nature Preserve rules

~ Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
~ No bikes or motorized vehicles are allowed on the nature trails.
~ Stay on the trails to avoid damage to the preserve's habitats.
~ Keep voices low so all can enjoy the Preserve's peaceful setting.

Audio Tour

Historic Buildings not open during your visit?
Try our new audio tour.

Autrey Mill is creating a cell phone audio tour in the Heritage Village [read more].

Calendar
MAY 2015
1 Preschool Adventure
1 Friday Feeding Time
2 Merit Badge Workshop - Insect Study
5 Preschool Adventure
7 Guided Hike
7 After School Naturalist (5-7)
8 After School Naturalist (8-12)
9 Open House Tours
12 Golden Games Hike at Autrey Mill
12 Home School Hike
15 Home School Class
19 Preschool Adventure
25 Visitor Center Closed
30 Autrey Mill Unpugged Concert

Full 2015 Program Schedule

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The UPS Foundation supports Autrey Mill
with a $5,000 grant.


This generous grant from The UPS Foundation will be used to fund environmental programming and projects for 2015, including our new Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden.
[read the full story]



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9770 Autrey Mill Road
Johns Creek, GA 30022
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Only 2 Weeks until the start of SUMMER CAMPS

Our camps' serene setting and emphasis on re-connecting children with nature and history, give kids a break from competitive sports and ubiquitous technology. We keep campers engaged with plenty of activities and learning opportunities, but there is always time to examine what's under a log, catch a tadpole, imagine life in the 1800s, be creative, or to make new friends..

REGISTER NOW
for Nature and Heritage Camps for ages 4-14

NEW Extended care is offered during 4 weeks of camp.
8-9am and 3-6pm

Camp schedule, descriptions, and registration


New Camp just Scheduled!
Nature Art & Games
for ages 6-11

June 22-26
9:00am-3:00pm, Monday - Friday
(pre and after care available)

This new camp will keep campers creative and active by combining two fun activities: creating art and playing games.
[Read more]

We also have
Nature Art Camp
for ages 4-5

June 1-5
9:00am-12:00pm, Monday - Friday

Preschool Nature Art campers will create all sorts of interesting projects with nature themes and utilizing natural materials. Story time, hikes, and more!
[Read more]

TICKETS NOW ON SALE for

The BONAVENTURE QUARTET
(All-Strings)
Saturday, May 30th

This very popular Atlanta-based band is loved for its classic standards, western swing,  Django Reinhart style gypsy jazz, and original compositions.


The All-Strings quartet performing at Autrey Mill includes the talented:

Founder guitarist/composer Charles Williams, jazz violinist Marla Feeney, guitarist Dan Coy, and acoustic bassist Mark Bynum.

Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy the All-Strings Bonaventure Quartet at Johns Creek's newest music venue!

7:00pm Gathering - Summerour House - complimentary refreshments, wine and beer for sale
8:00pm Concert - next door at the Warsaw Church
$20, $14 for Johns Creek residents and Autrey Mill Members

[info about the Bonaventure Quartet and TICKET SALES]

We are building
our Board of Directors in 2015!

We invite those who value Autrey Mill's presence in the community to consider joining our volunteer board. Becoming a board member includes a commitment to attend board meetings plus participation in some aspect of the nonprofit.

Being part of our volunteer nonprofit Board is a wonderful opportunity to join with others who use their experience and interests to make a difference in the community.
[download an application]

Read newly elected President Karen Daniel's acceptance speech, thanking past contributors and voicing a vision for the nonprofit's success moving forward.