Try The Trail: Ribbon Cutting and Kick Off Celebration!

Saturday, June 14th

An exciting day of family-friendly activities along the Arabia Mountain PATH (AMP) from the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, to South Rockdale Community Park, and the City of Lithonia. At each Rockdale trailhead, kids can play a fun scavenger hunt and throughout the day everyone can play Trail Treasures to earn a one of a kind souvenir (limited supply). 

June 14th Celebration 

Event   Location Details
Ribbon Cutting

Monastery of the Holy Spirit: 2625 Georgia 212, Conyers, GA 30094. Starts at 8am. 

After 12 years of partnership, we are ready to celebrate the completion of the Arabia Mountain PATH; please come celebrate with us! 
Stephenson Creek Bridge - PATH Foundation - Courtest Jim Allison Inaugural Bike Ride

Monastery of the Holy Spirit: 2625 Georgia 212, Conyers, GA 30094. Starts at 8am. 

Would you like to be among the first people to ever ride the entire Trail System? Register now for this 38 mile ride. Cost: $10
Rockdale Community Park Rockdale Trailhead Celebration: 
Community Park
South Rockdale Community Park: 3909 East Fairview Road Stockbridge, GA 30281. 8am- Noon Arts and crafts, games for children, info from 
Pratt Industries and County departments, and a special visit from Sparky the Fire Dog and Pluggie the Fire Hydrant.
adopt Rockdale Trailhead Celebration: Lorraine  Lorraine Trailhead: 3465 GA Highway 138, Conyers, 30013. 8am- Noon Learn more
about County parks, recreation centers and animal adoptions. Enjoy giveaways, fire truck displays and a Zumba class at 9am.
Rockdale Trailhead Celebration: DeCastro DeCastro Trailhead: Intersection of Union Church and Daniels Bridge Road, Stockbridge, 30281. 8am- Noon Learn more about the County Extension services, the top 10 trees on the trail, insects, and gardening and enjoy a scavenger hunt.
 photo (23) Panola Trailhead Celebration Alexander Lakes @ Panola Mountain State Park 4835 Flat Bridge Road, Stockbridge    10am – 2pm Kayaking, Archery Educational hikes, and Prizes. Learn more here. Cost: $5 Parking fee.
 IMG_5136 Arabia Trailhead Celebration  Davidson Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve
3787 Klondike Road, Lithonia, GA 30038. 10am – 2pm
Free bike rentals, Bouncy house, Bubble station, Kids crafts, Face painting, hiking. Cost: Free
 20130925_0109 History Happenings 

Lyon Farm. Find this landmark at stop #12 on our trail map. 10am-2pm

Ever wondered about the old farmhouse along the trail? Learn about it first hand from one the decedents of the slaves that once worked the land.
 Parker House  History Happenings  Parker House. Find this landmark at stop #15 on our trail map. 10am-2pm This home was built around 1830 by Aaron Parker, Jr. and is believed to be the oldest house in the county. Stop by to find out more about its rich history! 
 bike Fix Your Broken Bike! Main Plaza: 6920 Main Street, Lithonia, GA 30058 9:15am – 9:45 What to do with that broken bike? Come learn how to fix it at this free class! 
bluegill See South River Fish  Panola Shoals Trailhead: 4432 Panola Road, Lithonia 9am – Noon Live fish and rivercane display with the South River Watershed Alliance. You can also register to win a South River canoe outing! 
PoetryCafé Stonecrest Library: 3123 Klondike Rd, Lithonia, GA 3003 1pm-2:30pm 

Readings and musical performances by area youth with topics including living with purpose, the power of faith, and the importance of knowledge.

AWARE Wild Animal Rescue Tour   AWARE Wildlife Center
4158 Klondike Road
Lithonia, GA 30038 1pm -2pm 

See wild animals up close and learn how we can cohabitate with native species.