Atlanta Metro / Hampton

Newman Wetlands Center

2755 Freeman Rd.
Hampton, GA 30228

  • Views from our Boardwalk Trail

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  • View from Hammock Overlook

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  • Blackbirds taking off from a snowy wetlands - Fall 2017

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  • A mallard admiring his reflection near Wood Duck Overlook

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  • Schedule a Wetlands Art program for your group!

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  • Eastern red columbine growing in the Wetlands Center native plant garden

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  • A painted turtle catchin' some rays

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  • Come in the summer to see swamp rose mallow in bloom.

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  • Stop inside the Learning Center to see our Honey Bee Observation Hive!

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  • Join us for our Wetlands & Watershed Festival the 1st Sat of October!

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  • Schedule a guided tour for a hands-on learning experience!

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  • Schedule a hands-on or interpretive tour for your group today!

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  • Views from our ADA accessible Boardwalk Trail

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Newman Wetlands Center is dedicated to educating the public on wetlands conservation and inspiring community action for the health of our local watershed. The site consists of a parking area, picnic tables, an interpretive exhibit area, and walking trails. The Learning Center features a classroom, exhibit area, and public restrooms. Interpretive signs along the half-mile, ADA accessible boardwalk provide visitors with facts about wetlands and local wildlife. NWC offers a wide range of experiential and interpretive programming for all ages. They also host the Wetlands & Watershed Festival, a wetlands art exhibit, and a variety of public programs & educator workshops.

Open year-round. Trails and picnic area open daily 7 a.m to 7 p.m. (March - October) and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (November - February). The Learning Center is open Tuesday – Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

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

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Free Parking

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    Public Restrooms

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required


    Near Interstate Highway


    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages