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Our Mission: To create a destination and educational resource that inspires exploration, appreciation, and preservation of the natural environment and local history.

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Schedule a Guided Hike
for your Group

Enjoy a guided nature hike through our 46-acre preserve led by one of our staff. Hikes last approximately one hour, can be customized for a topic of interest, and can be scheduled at a variety of times.

Contact us for more details and to schedule one of these special hikes.

School Groups - please see school programs offered at Autrey Mill.

One of the best ways to enjoy Autrey Mill
is to take a Guided Hike!

Family Hikes - Winter/Spring 2015
Come join us for one of our family-oriented nature hikes!
Each hike has a different theme and includes a guided exploration of the trails plus fun theme-related activities, often at stations along the trails.  

Ages 3 and above (children must be accompanied by an adult)
$5 for members, $7 for non-members.
This series of hikes is designed for family groups, but all are welcome!

REGISTRATION REQUIRED, online registration below.
Please register at least 24 hours in advance of a hike.
Call our office
if interested in later registration to confirm availability.

Family Hike Series 2015 Schedule

Thursday, January 8
- We will be using our senses to explore the trails. As we explore we will discover ways other animals use their senses. Register now

Tuesday, January 20
- Discover the habitats all around us. We will learn about the 4 elements that are essential to all life on earth.. Register now

Tuesday, February 3

Groundhogs and other Burrowers
- Join us the day before Groundhog day to discuss burrowing animals. We will go on a hike in search of some of these common Georgia animals. Register now

Wednesday, February 18

Water Cycle
- Everything flows down hill. Learn about where our water comes from and where it goes. We will be using an Enviroscape to demonstrate water usage.  Register now

Thursday, March 5

Nocternal Animals
- Come explore with us as we discuss the native nocturnal animals of Georgia.  We will be listening for owls and frogs. Register now

Friday, March 20

- Come learn about butterflies and some native plants that attract them. We will do an informal butterfly count as well as discussing some basic butterfly information. Register now

Saturday, April 4
- Join us and learn about the smallest mammal on Earth! We will hike and look for bats. Register now

Thursday, May 7
- Learn about everyday objects that come from plants and trees. Then we will go on a tree hunt and make a tree identification guide! Finish with leaf sorting game! Register now

Online Registration
Nature Hikes

Members $5, Non-members $7

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