It’s time to #OptOutside
Nov 23, 2020
It’s time to #OptOutside

Please note: the COVID-19 pandemic continues throughout the United States. The outdoors are safer than indoors, but safety precautions are still necessary. Wherever you go, please make sure to wear a...

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Alternate Trails at Arabia Mountain
Nov 23, 2020
Alternate Trails at Arabia Mountain

The Mountain Top and Rock Outcrop trails at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve have been packed lately (so much so, in fact, that we’ve been asking people to use alternate parking lots)....

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Leave No Trace at Arabia Mountain
Nov 12, 2020
Leave No Trace at Arabia Mountain

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance have launched a “Leave No Trace” campaign to urge visitors to the Davidson-Arabia Mountain...

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Looking for parking at Arabia Mountain?
Nov 12, 2020
Looking for parking at Arabia Mountain?

The daisies have faded from Arabia Mountain, but the outdoors are just as important as ever for mental health, physical fitness, and enjoying Georgia’s natural beauty. We love that people are...

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Parking at Arabia Mountain
Oct 14, 2020
Parking at Arabia Mountain

Parking has been crowded at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve on the weekends. The outdoors has become a welcome respite for people during the pandemic, and we love that people are coming out...

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Where Can I Park at Arabia Mountain?
Oct 7, 2020
Where Can I Park at Arabia Mountain?

Parking has been crowded at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve on the weekends. The outdoors has become a welcome respite for people during the pandemic, and we love that people are coming out...

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Daisy Days: First to Finish!
Sep 8, 2020
Daisy Days: First to Finish!

Daisy Days is here and we are in the thick of daisy season on the monadnocks. Each fall, these beautiful yellow flowers light up the seemingly barren rock face with their blooms, growing out of the...

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Daisy Days is Almost Here!
Aug 27, 2020
Daisy Days is Almost Here!

Daisy Days begins on September 1st! This event celebrates the fall flower bloom on the granite outcrops – specifically, the yellow daisies (Helianthus porteri) – through a Triple Hike...

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Natural History of Stone Mountain
Aug 21, 2020
Natural History of Stone Mountain

While not in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, Stone Mountain is the most prominent example of the monadnock ecosystem in the Atlanta area. Monadnocks – large outcrops of rock that...

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Explore the South River
Aug 20, 2020
Explore the South River

The South River is one of the natural treasures of the National Heritage Area. Have you explored it? You can do so in a variety of ways – watch the video to learn more.  To explore the river...

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The Dentist and the Daredevils
Aug 7, 2020
The Dentist and the Daredevils

The thriving music scene, beauty pageants, stock car races and community events of the Lithonia Speedway and Country Club were intimately connected to the wealth and prosperity of one of...

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