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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.

Calendar
August 2014
26 Preschool Adventures
September 2014
1 Guided Hike
2 Preschool Adventures
6 at Johns Creek Family Festival
12 Home School
16 Preschool Adventures
19 After School Naturalist
20 Guided Hike
27 Smithsonian Museum Day

Full 2014 Program Schedule


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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].

9770 Autrey Mill Road
Johns Creek, GA 30022
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Fall Schedule is Posted!
with NEW programs for FALL 2014

Our Fall Schedule is posted and registration is now open for family and children's programs scheduled for September through December!

  • Guided Hikes - designed for families, combining themed hikes with fun activities!
  • Preschool Adventures - new topics and offered twice a month.
  • Home School - our 4-hour format continues with all new curriculum.
  • After School Naturalist - a brand new program where children explore the "ologies" of the naturalist including Herpetology, Anthropology/ Archeology, Ornithology, and more!

Be sure to notice special pricing packages for Home School and After School Naturalist.

Preschool Mini Camps

The two weeks of Preschool Mini Camps were great fun! They have ended for now, but see a few photos of campers with Ms. Mary, on woodland hikes, spending time with the ducks and bunnies, and showing off their bird masks.

More preschool activities will start August 26th with Preschool Adventures which will be offered twice a month during the fall.

Two new projects at Autrey Mill

 

Thanks to Autumn Hill Nursery for supporting this project with their generous plant donations.

What's going on with the entrance sign at Old Alabama?

The City of Johns Creek is expanding the entrance sign with an area where we can showcase upcoming events and activities. This improvement will restore functionality of our original sign, but in a much more attractive form. And just in time for fall programming!!!
Thanks Johns Creek


What's happening across the road from the Visitor Center?

It's a new butterfly garden being installed near the gabezo. Over the next week, dozens of plants will be planted by board members and other volunteers. Funding for the garden was donated to honor a local resident.