All programs are free, but visitors must pay Park parking fee or have
yearly pass. For more information or questions, call 770.498.5658.
Reptiles and Amphibians of GA: Live
3pm, Tuesdays and Thursday in June and July
Meet at Confederate Hall
Join the SMMA education staff on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July at 3pm for a
glimpse into the world of reptiles and amphibians in Georgia. Live animals include
salamanders, frogs, turtles, and a snake!
Registration not needed. Meet in the Confederate Hall lobby. All ages are welcome.
Storytime and Amphibian Walk:
Playground & Cherokee Trail Nature Study
2-4pm, Wednesdays in June and July Meet at Playground
Listen to one chapter of Thornton Burgess’s Old Mother West Wind. We suggest you bring a blanket and your own copy of the book if possible. Next take a walk to observe amphibians in their habitat. Receive a different set of amphibian cards each week. Optional: Bring your own exploration tools – plastic bucket, magnifier, binoculars, and bag for nature collectable items.
Registration not needed. A supervising adult must accompany children at all times.
June - August
Over the Summer months, the education department will four Adopt-A-Stream training for
those interested in the health and conservation of their personal or public water ways.
Click HERE for registration information and further descriptions.
September 1 930 – 1130 am.
Meet at the Songbird Trail Parking Lot
for a 1 mile hike and get wildflower photography tips.
Please register by calling 770.498.5658. Adults and children 15 and older
Rock and Mineral Day
12pm -4pm, Labor Day at Confederate Hall
Join SMMA Education staff for a day of Rock and Mineral displays, experiments, crafts, and
quarry tool use. Registration not needed. All ages are welcome.
Georgia Naturalist Rally
Our 3rd annual GA Naturalist Rally event will be held September 14th.
Save the date and stay tuned for details!