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Get Out Of The Office

Is your company looking for a hands-on way to build teamwork this summer? Join us at the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve to build trails and grow stronger together! In one day employees can transform the landscape, overcome challenges, and feel proud about giving back to the community. For example, Comcast employees recently came together during […]

Best Picnic Spot

It wasn’t hard for the Atlanta Journal Constitution to include the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area in their picks of the best picnic spots in Metro Atlanta. Lovely views, deep shade, and hundreds of peaceful getaway spots offer picnickers everything they could want. Take advantage of picnic tables right off the paved PATH trail or […]

Find Summer Fun Here

Your summer adventure is waiting in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area! Steep hills, stunning views, and a serpentine bridge populate our 20+ miles of paved hike-bike PATH trail. Ready to ride? Our new interactive, self-guided bike tour map will make sure you don’t miss a thing. Print the tour map at home or use […]

5k Fun Run/Walk June 8th

Come join us at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit for the 4th Annual 5K Fun Run. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to enjoy the peaceful and tranquil surroundings of the wooded monastery landscape. The race trail goes past three lakes and many breathtaking views. Nine hundred participants are expected to […]

Jr. Sleuths Wanted

Brush off your detective hat and head over to Panola Mountain State Park to try out the new scavenger hunt game. The goal of this free activity is to use a clue sheet to discover the hiding spots of several hidden containers. If you find them all you’ll earn a fantastic prize!  Easy, medium, and hard levels allow kids of […]

Come Meet Our Hero

“Ranger Robby” Astrove was presented with not one but two “DeKalb Community Hero” awards. The Arabia Mountain Ranger received the Environmental Change Award, which recognizes an individual or organization who works tirelessly to preserve, protect, and raise awareness about the environment. Robby also received the Inspiration Award, which recognizes outstanding leaders who inspire others through […]

Join Us For Public Archaeology at the Lyon Farm

We have reached our limit for participants!  Please email us to be added to our contact list for updates on future digs. You can help archaeologists on an exciting journey in search of clues to the history of an all but forgotten community. About the project: The Historic Preservation Division (HPD) is partnering with the […]

We Want You!

Sparkling streams, vernal pools, and inspiring forests make their home in the 2,500 acres of the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. This special place requires quite a bit of upkeep and we couldn’t hope to preserve the area’s natural beauty without your help! The DAMNP has launched volunteer events for the 1st Saturday of each month. […]

Primitive Camping at Panola

Grab your marshmallows and dust off your tent! Five new camping sites have been created near Scout Lake in Panola Mountain State Park. These sites are currently the only public camping locations within the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area and they offer visitors a chance to see this special place after dark. This spot is […]