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Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center

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A great place to walk and relax

Clean trails with bills and options for wooded paths. Beautiful museum and historic home as well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
I even learned some things!!!

I signed up for one of their evening events so we’d have something different for us to do. I was... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia
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2020 Cleanwater Dr, Buford, GA 30519-5708
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean trails with bills and options for wooded paths. Beautiful museum and historic home as well. This is going to be a new regular stop for us.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Izzey2003
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

I signed up for one of their evening events so we’d have something different for us to do. I was thoroughly surprised in going there. It was very well organized between the indoor and outdoor activities (guided tours and even campfire stories). The staff had...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

Not far from the Mall of Georgia area, but offers you a break from the shopping and traffic. Lots of parking and the building on the property looked very well taken care of; heard it is a popular venue for weddings. The trail is nicely...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank KMB_GA
Reviewed July 13, 2019

It was a bit pricey and somewhat terrifying but we had a blast. Active, outdoors fun with excellent practice in anxiety management and safety procedures, plus lovely views of the forest, floor to canopy. The Center's building was very interesting and it had a nice...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LaN0mada
Reviewed June 6, 2019

Somehow we missed this trail around the Heritage Center! It's a short hike (only about a mile in length) from the center. There are about 6-7 BIG dinosaurs along the walking path. (Don't miss the dino on the roof of the center!) You can stick...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank pebbleskip
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

I went there to enjoy some beautiful scenery, and shade from the hot Georgia sun. The trail is beautiful and my kids and I had a great , long hike.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Amy E
Reviewed May 5, 2019

Went for a girl scout event and was so pleased with this facility. Have lived in this area for 20 years and never knew this was here. Grand kids loved it. Hands-on museum was a hit, the event areas were large, clean and well-suited for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Deb S
Reviewed February 21, 2019

There are several trails to choose from, making it easier to bring kids (even young little ones in strollers) for a nice long walk through nature. The center itself if really interesting, but closes early. We love to visit and the ziplining is alot of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank running_awaygirl
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Very Family friendly! All activities beautifully executed both indoors and out. Hiking trails, zip lines for all ages well maintained and monitored by personnel at all levels. Participants are given an equipment overview and a brief introduction on how to precede safely on the zip...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 75judyr
Reviewed December 28, 2018

The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center has long been a favorite place to walk. It is an excellent starting point for several different trails. In June of 2017, it was also the venue for our son's wedding reception. The perfect location for a very special...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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