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Free Bikes & Geocaching Classes

  Discover the Arabia Mountain Geo-PATH! Take your tech on the trails and become a geocaching expert using your smartphone or other GPS. We’ve teamed up with REI to help you learn how.  One class is available FREE to the public but you do have to register to save your spot.   Introduction to Geocaching Class  Saturday July, […]

Trail Adventures

“Try the Trail” Press Kit

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Declares June “Try the Trail” Month Lithonia, GA (June 2014) – Join the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (AMNHA) to celebrate the completion of more than 30-miles of the Arabia Mountain PATH trail! On Saturday, June 14 at 8am, we will officially open the most recently complete segment of the […]

Arabia Mountain Inaugural Bike Ride

Warning: curves ahead! Join us as we officially open the 30-mile Arabia Mountain PATH trail system. This paved trail is NOT a rails to trails project so it flaunts hills, sharp curves, and even more hills! Stunning natural landscapes and historic sights make this ride well worth the effort. As an extra bonus the first […]

Extra Shot of Good

During a “grande” day of service, 85 Starbucks employees planted over 45 fruiting bushes and trees in the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve and created outdoor classroom space in Panola Mountain State Park.  Hands on Atlanta helped coordinate this event which had sites throughout Metro Atlanta. Within the AMNHA, we coordinated six simultaneous project sites with […]

This Just In!

The September edition of the Monadnock Monitor is hot off the presses! Read more to find out about the very best fall adventures the AMNHA has to offer!  

1,000+ Tires Hit The Road During Tire Round-Up

During one powerful day of volunteer and community support over 1000 illegally dumped tires were wrestled out of the mud and undergrowth throughout the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. From the City of Lithonia to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit no discarded tire was safe! This event was a partnership between the Arabia Mountain […]

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 […]