Historic Heartland / Jackson

Dauset Trails Nature Center

360 Mt. Vernon Rd.
Jackson, GA 30233

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Dauset Trails is a private, non-profit nature center open for all to enjoy. Dauset Trails is an enviromental education center waiting for you to explore. Wildlife, hiking and biking trail and much more. Explore the ponds, creeks, wildflower fields, wooded trails and nature center. Camping for groups available.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 7:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 7:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Rentals Available, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Movie Under The Stars

    Movie Under The Stars

    10/01/2016 - 10/01/2016

    How about a free movie night in the great outdoors? Dauset Trails Nature Center is geared up for autumn and kicking off the month of October with an outdoor "Movie Under The Stars" event. "Zootopia" will be shown on a big outdoor movie screen on Saturday, October 1, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and best of all, it's free to all. Be sure to bring your chairs and a blanket! Concessions will be sold on the premises, and you'll enjoy the cooler weather of early fall at one of Georgia's best nature cent... read more

  • "Hammer In" Blacksmith Demonstration

    10/01/2016 - 10/01/2016

    Join the Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 1 at Dauset Trails for the annual "Hammer In" event! Learn about blacksmithing and its history!

    A blacksmith is a person who uses heat to create objects from iron or steel. Blacksmithing utilizes hand tools to hammer, bend, cut, and otherwise shape the metal while in its heated form. This process is called "forging" and is used to produce such products as wrought iron gates, grills, railings, light fixtures, furniture... read more