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7 ways to adventure at Arabia Mountain

More than 2,000 acres, two monadnock mountains, three lakes and many historic sites. The Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, located just outside I-285 perimeter on Atlanta’s east side, is full of opportunities for outdoor adventure close to the metro area.

The Lost World of Arabia Mountain

Monks, an animal ER, and 400 million years of history. Though Arabia Mountain looks more like the moon than a mountain, it is rich with plant life, including five endangered plants. The red bulbs of diamorpha bloom brilliantly once a year. Shallow water pools are ideal for pool sprite. In the preserve, salamander eggs can be seen during a hike.

Holiday Shopping Guide

Make your loved ones feel extra special this holiday season with thoughtful gifts found nowhere else on earth! You can even relieve some holiday stress with a quick hike along the AMP between stops. Take a peek at our full shopping guide below to find out how you can fit a kayak in a stocking, where you can adopt an owl, and how to get monks to take care of your holiday baking.

7 ways to adventure at Arabia Mountain

More than 2,000 acres, two monadnock mountains, three lakes and many historic sites. The Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, located just outside I-285 perimeter on Atlanta’s east side, is full of opportunities for outdoor adventure close to the metro area.

Top 3 Shady Strolls

Let big beautiful trees shade you as you hike or bike this summer on our coolest trails. We’ve explored the AMP and hiking trails for areas that shelter you with leafy canopies. While you enjoy lower temperatures in the shade, you’ll also pass by bubbling streams, historic landmarks, and calm reflective lakes. Read our Top […]

Summer Scavenger Hunt

Unplug and enjoy getting outside with your kids! This free and fun activity is perfect for elementary-ages children and takes less than one hour to complete. Every child who completes the hunt earns a cool prize!

Summer Celebration

Throughout June, you can enjoy free bicycle rental days, outdoor movies, family-friendly bike tours and even folktales around a campfire. Women who are new to cycling (or want to brush up on the basics) can also join a free class and guided ride just for them!

Uncovering Family History

Retracing African-American roots can prove difficult due to lack of documentation and incomplete records. However, many useful resources are available to help you track down your family history.

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