Atlanta Metro / Hampton

Newman Wetlands Center

2755 Freeman Rd.
Hampton, GA 30228

770-603-5606
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Catch sight of more than 130 bird species and explore the tree-lined paths as you listen to the songs of nature at the Newman Wetlands Center. Created to demonstrate the importance of preserving wetlands environments, the wetlands' 32-acre wildlife habitat and wetlands trail is also an interpretive nature center.

Open year-round. Trails and picnic area open daily 7 a.m to 7 p.m. (March through October) and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (November through February). Exhibit building open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (September through May); Tuesday through Saturday (June through August). 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

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

    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

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

    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    675, 75

    Special Tags

    Eco-Friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Wetlands & Watershed Festival

    Wetlands & Watershed Festival

    10/04/2014 - 10/04/2014

    Hosted at the 32-acre Newman Wetlands Center, this festival includes environmental exhibits, wetlands activities, live animal exhibits, guided wetlands walks, children's nature crafts, a scavenger hunt along the half-mile wetlands trail, face painting and more. For more information, visit www.ccwa.us or call 770-603-5606.

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