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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.

April 2014
8-11 Special Spring Break Activities
10 Camping & Backpacking 101
21 NEW Home School Class
22 Preschool Adventure
25 Preschool Adventure
Save the Date in May

Full 2014 Program Schedule

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April's program will be offered on two mornings
Tuesday, April 22
and Friday, April 25
Includes a short nature walk, craft, activity, and visit with a our new bunnies.
Friday class is now FULL
Tuesday class still OPEN
[more info and registration]

See Photos of happenings at Autrey Mill in our photo gallery

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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Nature and Heritage Summer Camps !


  • 23 great camps
  • SEVEN camps are already FULL,
  • SIX camps are almost FULL (only 1-3 spots left)

so don't wait too long to register.

See the full 2014 camp schedule
See photos from 2013 Summer Camp

for April's HOME SCHOOL Class

NEXT Home School class is

Monday, April 21

The focus is "The Science of Growing Crops" and understanding what farmers need to consider in growing a successful crop. Through science experiments, hands-on activities, a nature hike, and visit to our Heritage Garden, students will investigate soil composition, fertilizers, composting, and more - plus learn about cotton, this area's main crop in the 1800s and early 1900s.

[more info and registration]

An all-new homeschool curriculum provides an exciting learning experience developed to really engage students in the study of topics combining environmental studies, nature, heritage, and science.
Autrey Mill is Getting Lots of Media Attention

AUTREY MILL Selected to be Part of Region's "Let's Go" Campaign

April 2014: Thanks to Heather Blanchard and the Johns Creek CVB (Convention and Visitors Bureau), Autrey Mill has been selected to be part of a "Let's Go" TV commercial that will appear in Georgia and Birmingham, AL. [Read more]

AUTREY MILL highlighted as a Spring Break Daytrip on FOX-5 TV

April 4, 2014: FOX-5's Paul Milliken and film crew broadcast live from Autrey Mill, highlighting it in their series of Spring Break Daytrips.
[Read more and see video broadcast}

Coming to Autrey Mill
Saturday, May 3
10am - 4pm

Featuring . . .

  • 10am-1pm: Birds of Prey with raptors from Amicalola Falls State Park
  • 1-4pm: Farmer Sue and her ArtBarn Crew from Morning Glory Farms with adorable barnyard animals
  • and many more activities [read more]
Proceeds from Wild Weekent help fund the care of our exhibited animals.