Atlanta Metro / Roswell

Chattahoochee Nature Center

9135 Willeo Rd.
Roswell, GA 30075

770-992-2055
  • The Discovery Center is the Interpretive Center for the entire Chattahoochee River Watershed

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  • Meet native wildlife in the Discovery Center!

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  • Take a hike and tour flora and fauna on the woodland trails and the river boardwalk.

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  • Kids adore the large abstract hands-on exhibits that feature recycled art focused on telling the story of the watershed

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The Chattahoochee Nature Center is a private non-profit, 127-acre, award-winning, interpretive center dedicated to environmental education. Visitors particularly enjoy the new Gold level LEED-certified Discovery Center Museum and Nature Exchange with hands-on/minds-on exhibits that tell the Chattahoochee River's story.

Visitors are invited to bring a picnic, hike the woodland trails, meander through beautiful butterfly and native plant gardens or explore the river boardwalk while viewing native animals. A new documentary film "Re-Imagine the Chattahoochee" is shown daily in the theater, and educational programs focus on ecology and natural science. 

The center is open daily, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. General admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors 65 and older, $7 for students 13-18, $6 for children 3-12, and free for children 2 and under. For more information, call 770-992-2055 x 238 or visit www.chattnaturecenter.org.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $10.00

    Children 2 and Under Free

    Children 3-12 $6.00

    Group Rates See Website

    Members Free

    Seniors $7.00

    Students Ages 13-19 $7.00

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Discounts

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Foreign Language Guide Available

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    Rentals Available

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Deposit Policy

    Group Rates Available

    Group Reservations Required

    Group-friendly

    Minimum Group Size: 15

    Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

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    400

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    Payment Options

    American Express

    Discover

    Mastercard

    Visa

    Rentals

    Canoe / Kayak

    Special Tags

    Eco-Friendly

    Film

    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+)

    Adults (21+)

    All Ages

    Kids (5-8)

    Seniors (55+)

    Teens (13-18)

    Toddlers (up to 5)

    Tweens (9-12)

Events

  • 19th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

    19th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

    06/02/2018 - 06/03/2018

    The Flying Colors Butterfly Festival delights everyone all weekend at the Chattahoochee Nature Center when the air fills with the beating wings of hundreds of beautiful butterflies! Join us for this very important fundraising event for the Chattahoochee Nature Center! See live butterfly releases and Butterfly Encounter exhibit. Host and Nectar Plants will be available for purchase. Featuring crafts, face painting, fairy houses, sidewalk art, vendors, food trucks and entertainment. This is a g... read more

  • Butterfly Encounter

    Butterfly Encounter

    06/04/2018 - 07/31/2018

    The year's most popular exhibit is back for this summer! This special outdoor exhibit is open daily from June 4 – July 31, 2018! Get up close and personal with hundreds of native butterflies surrounded by colorful nectar plants. Photo opportunities abound, be sure to bring your camera! Special visiting opportunities include CNC Members Only hours, Breakfast with Butterflies, and special evening hours at Sunset Sips!

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Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Kingfisher Hall - - - 250 299 125 - - - 299
    Plaza Conference Room - - - 50 50 40 30 - - 75
    Cowie Weiss Theater with high definition AV facility and comfortable seating with fold out desktops - - - - 65 65 - - - -
    Ben Brady Lakeside Open Air Pavilion - - - 160 250 - - - - 175
    Heron Pond Covered Picnic Pavilion and environs - - - 75 - - - - - 100