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Best Friends on the Trail
Dec 27, 2019
Best Friends on the Trail

Over the past few weeks, we've been collecting photos of pets on the trail. Now, you can see all of them in our slideshow! Where do you take your pet? Leashed pets are welcome in much of the National...

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Monadnock Madness is on the Horizon
Dec 5, 2019
Monadnock Madness is on the Horizon

Every year, we celebrate the three major Atlanta-area monadnocks – Arabia Mountain, Panola Mountain and Stone Mountain – with a month long series of events called Monadnock Madness. This outdoor...

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Bring the Family to the NHA
Nov 26, 2019
Bring the Family to the NHA

With family and friends visiting from out of town, the holiday season is the perfect time to bring people to the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. Go for a hike at Arabia Mountain! Walk off...

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Hike with Love
Nov 20, 2019
Hike with Love

The rare and beautiful landscapes in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area contain some species found almost nowhere else on earth – plants that thrive in the extreme environments of the...

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What’s a National Natural Landmark?
Nov 14, 2019
What’s a National Natural Landmark?

Southeast of Arabia Mountain, the National Heritage Area’s other, slightly younger monadnock rises – Panola Mountain. This mountain formed 300 million years ago and today is a major part...

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Spiderling Watch!
Oct 31, 2019
Spiderling Watch!

We’re excited to be starting a new tradition here: Spiderling Watch. A female Black & Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope sp.) has made her home at our back door for the past few months, laying...

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Look Closer: Hidden Life at Arabia Mountain
Oct 29, 2019
Look Closer: Hidden Life at Arabia Mountain

Throughout the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, there’s hidden life all around your feet. Listen to Ranger Robby Astrove break down how to hike and protect the rare plants of the AMNHA!...

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Discover the Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Oct 24, 2019
Discover the Monastery of the Holy Spirit

Forming the southeastern corner of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, the Monastery of the Holy Spirit is a Cistercian monastery where monks live in peace and contemplation. (Take note...

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Arabia Past: Discover the Davidson Quarry
Oct 10, 2019
Arabia Past: Discover the Davidson Quarry

Before Arabia Mountain was a beloved nature preserve, it was owned by the quarry industry. The Davidson family had a massive granite quarry operation in and around Lithonia, including Arabia...

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