Atlanta Metro / Lithonia

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve

3787 Klondike Rd.
Lithonia, GA 30038

  • Rare plants on Arabia Mountain

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  • Walking on the paved PATH trail at Arabia Mountain

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  • Natural Beauty at Arabia Mountain

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  • Ranger tour at Arabia Mountain

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  • Fall Fest at Arabia Mountain

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  • Sunset at Arabia Mountain

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  • Fall colors on the boardwalk at Arabia Mountain

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This 2,500-acre preserve is part of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area and includes panoramic views, trails, creeks and historic sites. The preserve also includes other large formations of exposed granite, wetlands, pine and oak forests, multiple streams, and two lakes. The rare, native plant species, such as the signature red diamorpha in the winter and fall's yellow daisies, make it seem as though the rock is in constant metamorphosis. The evidence of quarrying activities are apparent in the industrial debris left on the mountain and of the abandoned structures once used by workers for storage, offices and shelter.

Visitors can navigate the preserve through miles of hiking trails and a multi-use PATH bike trail. The trails of the Nature Preserve and Arabia Mountain are open to the public from dawn to dusk. There is no fee for parking or for use of the trails. Leashed dogs are welcome. Fishing is permitted, with a valid state license, at Arabia Lake.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Monday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Tuesday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Wednesday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Thursday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Friday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Saturday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    General Admission 0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Picnic Area

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission


    Near Interstate Highway


    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages