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Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center

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Address: 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford, GA 30519
Phone Number: 770.904.3500
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Paved and wooded walking trails

Starting at the Heritage Center and following the paved trail to the bridge then follow the river under 85 and it turns to gravel follow that all the way to the drain pipe at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
LardySue
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Buford, Georgia
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Buford, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Starting at the Heritage Center and following the paved trail to the bridge then follow the river under 85 and it turns to gravel follow that all the way to the drain pipe at Gravel Springs and back is about 5 or 6 miles down side it is not a loop trail and would not recommend walking it alone

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I attended a meeting here and it is a beautiful facility. The staff was extremely helpful and I would definitely like to return some time (not for business) and explore it further.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
46 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We have walked here a few times. It is very clean, quiet, and has a nice variety of terrain on the trails.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I brought my grandkids there aged 11 and 13 and they had so much fun. First you go through a training period where they show you how to hook your clips. The trainers were very patient and encouraging. There are 5 levels. It takes a while to get the hang of it, but once you do it is really fun,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The center is very educational, teaching students about weather and animals. The trails are perfect to spot wildlife on, but that isn't the star of this place. Hidden in the woods, lies an adventure hidden in the trees: zip lines and rope courses. These challenge your physical strength, as well as mental if you're afraid of heights like I am.... More 

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Sugar Hill, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Took my two daughters for the morning and was not really impressed. Expensive for the amount of exhibits they offer. Won't be back.

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metro Atlanta
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

This center is surrounded by a wooded area which contains trails of varying degrees of difficulty. Walkers may choose to remain on several paved paths, but there are also unpaved, strenuous and moderate paths to enjoy. Unfortunately, the holder for trail maps (located near the parking lot) is frequently empty. Also, the ongoing construction in the area adds noise and... More 

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Carlisle,Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The Center was very easy to find and very interesting. We were there for a wedding reception but I would love to go back for the full educational experience

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Jackson, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Enjoyed the different venue. Beautiful scenery, great service and good food! The weather was perfect for this outside wedding. The couple lovely and the music and atmosphere right on point.

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Madison GA
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165 reviews 165 reviews
29 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The Georgia Beekeepers' Assn. held their fall meeting at the center. It is really a wonderful facility perfect for all of our vendors, classes, and shows. The gift shop is really nice, too. Don't miss this valuable resource. Wish I'd had time to take in ALL of the opportunities.

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