Tag Archives: hike

Soak in Summer at the National Heritage Area

Summer is in full swing and the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area welcomes anyone looking to experience the beauty of the Georgia Piedmont, from outdoor exploration to discovering Georgia’s hidden history to just experiencing the peace and tranquility of this iconic landscape. Here’s our guide to all things AMNHA in these sun-soaked summer months. The […]

Summer Bullseye: Try Out Archery at Panola

Did you know that you can hone your archery skills at Panola Mountain State Park? The park offers guided archery experiences for people of all levels. Some are outdoors and some are indoors, a great way to escape the summertime heat! Check out our events page for the next archery session.   Explore Panola […]

Trails Day in the AMNHA!

National Trails Day is June 1st. Looking for a way to get out on the trails but not sure where to start? Here’s a quick outline of our many trail options, for June and throughout the year: The Arabia Mountain PATH (AMP) The AMP is the great connector of the National Heritage Area. Using the […]

Rejuvenating the Past: Historic Preservation Month in the AMNHA

The historic legacy within the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area encompasses hundreds – even thousands – of years of human activity. In 2018 we embarked on two major historic preservation efforts: the rehabilitation of Vaughters’ Farm and a major stabilization of the Lyon House, one of the oldest buildings in DeKalb County. Both projects ensured that these buildings will be around […]

Entry to Exploration: Join the Junior Ranger Program

The Junior Ranger program provides an entryway into the wonders of the park system and the outdoors. At any time of year, kids can pick up a Junior Ranger booklet from various sites within the AMNHA and complete a series of activities to earn their badge. Are you ready to take the pledge? Completing the […]

Bring Out Your Inner Kid with Kids to Parks Day!

Join a national day of outdoor play on May 18th! Organized by the National Park Trust, Kids to Parks Day is a celebration of the connections to parks and the outdoors that can impact a childhood and inspire a lifelong love of nature. Are you ready to play? This year, the Arabia Mountain National Heritage […]

What Do You Think? Visitors Tell Us About the AMNHA

What Do You Think? Visitors Tell Us About the AMNHA We love it when people come to the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area and share their experiences with us. Here are a few things people has sent us through social media, Google and our website!   “Wonderful place to hike, hike, walk your dog, and […]

Discover Geocaching at the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

As summer is coming up, we’re all looking for more ways to get outside and enjoy the AMNHA. One of those ways Geocaching uses satellite data to help you find treasure troves – “geocaches” – located in designated spots. Geocaches can be hidden almost anywhere, from beneath a pile of rocks to the remains of a […]

What is National Park Week?

Each year, the National Park Service celebrates our historic and natural heritage around the country with a week-long, presidentially-proclaimed National Park Week. At the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, we’re excited to be a part of this vast system of parks and historic sites. We kicked off National Park Week with Junior Ranger Day, where […]

Earth Day in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

Earth Day in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Begun in 1970, Earth Day commemorates and celebrates the planet, the environment and the natural world. Occurring on April 22nd each year (this year, the holiday is on a Monday), Earth Day is a time to get outside and practice care and stewardship for the planet. […]