“Try the Trail” Press Kit

Published: Jun 9, 2014   |   Author: Arabia Mountain   |   Category: Field Notes   |   No Comments

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 […]

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Arabia Mountain Inaugural Bike Ride

Published: Jun 1, 2014   |   Author: Arabia Mountain   |   Category: Field Notes   |   No Comments

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 […]

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Virtual PATH Tour

Published: May 9, 2014   |   Author: Arabia Mountain   |   Category: Field Notes   |   No Comments

The stunning 30-mile PATH hike/bike trail system has just been completed within the AMNHA! This paved trail flaunts its curves, cultural treasures, and connections to thousands of acres of trees, meadows, and rivers. On June 14th, we’ll have a full day  of family-friendly activities along the PATH trail from the Monastery of the Holy Spirit […]

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Extra Shot of Good

Published: May 9, 2014   |   Author: Arabia Mountain   |   Category: Field Notes   |   No Comments

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 […]

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Try The Trail

Published: May 9, 2014   |   Author: Arabia Mountain   |   Category: Field Notes   |   No Comments

Join us as we celebrate our stunning 30-mile PATH hike/bike trail system! It has taken over 10 years to complete this trail and we can’t wait to share it with you. Come and explore historic landmarks, serene meadows, racing rivers, and a serpentine bridge. Check the schedule below so you don’t miss out! We’ll be adding […]

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

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

Published: Feb 28, 2014   |   Author: Arabia Mountain   |   Category: Field Notes   |   No Comments

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 […]

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Over 100 Reptiles Take Over Panola Nature Center

Published: Feb 28, 2014   |   Author: Arabia Mountain   |   Category: Field Notes   |   No Comments

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 […]

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From Rocks to Riches

Published: Jan 31, 2014   |   Author: Arabia Mountain   |   Category: Field Notes   |   No Comments

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 […]

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Calling All Tires

Published: Jan 31, 2014   |   Author: Arabia Mountain   |   Category: Field Notes   |   No Comments

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 […]

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