Birdwatching in the National Heritage Area
May 26, 2022
Birdwatching in the National Heritage Area

Birdwatching is a great way to get outside and enjoy the National Heritage Area while also practicing social distancing. Here are some tips for getting outside and enjoying the NHA’s beautiful...

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Hiking in the Heat
May 10, 2022
Hiking in the Heat

The year is heating up quickly, and it’s good to remember a few guidelines on hiking in the heat. Humidity and the sun can take you by surprise. Here are a few ways you can be prepared for the...

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Parking at Arabia Mountain
Jan 17, 2022
Parking at Arabia Mountain

We all like to avoid the crowds – and with that in mind, here are our tips for easy parking at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve on the weekends. The outdoors continues to be a welcome...

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Best Bike Trails In and Around Lithonia
Dec 2, 2021
Best Bike Trails In and Around Lithonia

Lithonia, GA is a great place to start your bike ride and explore the National Heritage Area. Here are a few trailheads you can enjoy, as well as tips to get you started:  1. Downtown Lithonia...

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Quilt Making in the Flat Rock Community
Aug 30, 2021
Quilt Making in the Flat Rock Community

Quilt making has played an important role in the history of Flat Rock, one of the oldest Black communities in Georgia. Listen as Johnny Waits and Patricia Bryant, both descendants and members of the...

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Tour the Flat Rock Archives!
Jul 6, 2021
Tour the Flat Rock Archives!

Flat Rock is one of the oldest Black communities in Georgia and you can take a personal tour with Flat Rock Archives Co-Founder, Johnny Waits, to experience the area’s history first-hand! You...

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Lithonia Juneteenth Farmer’s Market
Jun 22, 2021
Lithonia Juneteenth Farmer’s Market

We spent Juneteenth with the volunteer board of the Flat Rock Archives at the Lithonia Farmer’s Market in historic downtown Lithonia! In spite of the rain, we had plenty of people stop by to...

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