Historic Heartland / Conyers

Big Haynes Creek Nature Center

1996 Centennial Olympic Pkwy.
Conyers, GA 30013

770-860-4190 | 800-266-9377
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  • Big Haynes Creek Nature Center boat launch

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173 acres of the Georgia International Horse Park have been designated as a nature preserve devoted to the preservation and study of native plants and wildlife.

Opened to the public in 2007, The Nature Center features a canoe launch, observation platform and a boardwalk and viewfinder in the northern portion of the woodlands.

Discovery stations depicting the eco-system and the plants and animals that call it home were installed as well as audio interactive stations allowing visitors to identify sounds throughout the wetlands.  Touch stations encourage visitors to feel their way through The Big Haynes Creek Nature Center by identifying tracks of the animals living in the area.  

More than five miles of trails wind their way through the nature center to accommodate hikers, mountain bikers and horse enthusiasts.

Open year round from sunrise to sunset. Fishing is not allowed.

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

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Free Parking

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Shelter

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Free Admission

    Open Year 'Round

    Pet-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

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    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages