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Over 100 Reptiles Take Over Panola Nature Center

See scaly and exotic live reptiles from around the world and from your own backyard during the second annual Reptile Day at Panola Mountain State Park. On Saturday March 15th you can see these cold blooded creatures up close and learn about fascinating behaviors during live demonstrations. The doors open at 10am and the event […]

From Rocks to Riches

From rocks to riches, the complex history of the City of Lithonia is recognized with a pending nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.  The nomination is the culmination of 10 years of research and documentation on the city’s development, history and contributions to the advancement of the state and the nation.  The granite […]

Calling All Tires

The Tire Round-up is your chance to finally get rid of your unwanted tires for free! Volunteers will also be helping during the event to locate dumped tires in the AMNHA and collect them for recycling. Please see below for all of the event details. Who: This event was made possible by AMNHA partners and […]

Your Photos Are Stunning!

We would like to thank all of our visitors who share their photos of the NHA. Every day we are treated to smiling faces, bright flowers, and happy hikers on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. We’ve collected some of our favorites here to share with you and hope that you’ll be inspired to take our next […]

Top 3 Scenic Fall Spots in the NHA

Crisp air, brilliant leaves, and cozy sweaters; no wonder fall is the most popular time of year! You can get the most out of the season at these picture perfect places in the NHA. From secluded lakeside retreats to mountaintop vistas you’ll always be treated to spectacular views! The NHA has many picturesque places to […]

Fall 2013 Newsletter

Top 3 Scenic Fall Spots in the National Heritage Area. Crisp air, brilliant leaves, and cozy sweaters; no wonder fall is the most popular time of year! You can get the most out of the season at these picture perfect places in the NHA. From secluded lakeside retreats to mountaintop vistas you’ll always be treated to […]

Hey Good Lookin’!

This historic building in the heart of Lithonia was hiding a real treasure.  It wasn’t gold or silver but some might say it’s worth a king’s ransom today.  The Lithonia Woman’s Club has always turned heads, usually because of its beautiful granite walls and fireplace made from locally quarried stone. But the modern laminate tile […]

Amazing Camping 20 Min. Outside of Atlanta? You Bet!

5 new campsites are open in Panola Mountain State Park! These sites are located next to peaceful Scout Lake and can be rented for just $15 per night.  Unplug and enjoy cool fall nights with a warm fire and hot coco! Up to 5 people can stay in each site and even your dog is […]