Apr 12, 2013
NHA sites named AJC best picnic spots

Fresh air, amazing landscapes, and cool shady spots abound in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. No wonder the AJC named it the best place in metro Atlanta to picnic in nature! They...

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New Home Needed; Shallow Pit Preferred
Mar 15, 2013
New Home Needed; Shallow Pit Preferred

Finding a new home for an endangered plant species isn’t easy. Especially when that tiny plant prefers to live in a cozy pool on a granite monadnock. In early December, Davidson-Arabia Mountain...

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Mar 15, 2013
New PATH Open For Adventure

Curves ahead! New PATH features a serpentine bridge, plenty of hills, and gorgeous views. For several years, the Arabia Mountain/South River/Rockdale River PATH Trail system has terminated at the...

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Down and Dirty at the Lyon Farm
Dec 6, 2012
Down and Dirty at the Lyon Farm

A shard of pottery or a rusted nail – to some it may be junk but to an archaeologist, it’s a treasure that might yield clues about people long gone. To hunt for these tidbits, The Alliance and...

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Lithonia Rocks! – An Expedition
Dec 6, 2012
Lithonia Rocks! – An Expedition

Granite relics, historic homesteads and spiritual sanctuaries were showcased at the first Arabia Mountain Expedition entitled “Lithonia Rocks.”  The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation...

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Aug 23, 2012
Volunteers Dig Up Some History at Lyon Farm

In late April, the general public of Georgia was given a rare opportunity to participate in an official archaeological dig. This event was created in partnership between the Arabia Mountain Heritage...

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Jul 19, 2012
National Passport Program

The National Passport Program, or Passport to Your National Parks Program, is a program that was created in 1986 to record visits to hundreds of national parks and heritage areas around the...

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AMNHA named “Great Place”
Jan 30, 2012
AMNHA named “Great Place”

The Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is pleased to be the recipient of the inaugural "Great Place" award by the Atlanta Regional Commission annual Development of Excellence awards....

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