The walk begins at Sandy Creek Nature Center (www.accgov/sandycreeknaturecenter) and meanders along the Oconee River past the east side of downtown Athens to Dudley Park and back.
North Oconee River Greenway & Nature Center
Year Round Walk
SN: 124850 - 2024 / Y2421
From Mon, Jan 1st, 2024 to Dec 31st, 2024
Start times: Dawn to Dusk for Trail. Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30am until 5:30pm for Nature Center.
Hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB) only
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
CC: Clarke County
Sandy Creek Nature Center is a gateway to outdoor exploration. The property features 225 acres of woodlands and wetlands with over 4 miles of trails, including an ADA interpretive trail and connections to the North Oconee River Greenway and Cook's Trail. The Nature Center includes a natural museum with exhibits for people of all ages. You can easily spend an hour touring the center. The North Oconee River Greenway is an 8-foot wide paved trail passing mostly through shaded forest.
Rating: 1A, Distance: 5, 11km
Nature Center open 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays. Please check the Georiga Bulldogs football schedule prior to walking...HOME GAMES there will be nowhere to park, eat or sleep when they are home on Saturdays. Restrooms closed on Sundays unless its a guided walk and arrangements are made. Southeast Striders has a "No free" policy.
Awards: IVV CREDIT ONLY
OSB - First register for the event
The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page or the maps phrase below, if provided by the club. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.
Maps phrase and directions link
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Sandy Creek Nature Center, Athens, GA. 205 Old Commerce Road, Athens, GA
The above maps phrase is only provided for planning purposes. The downloaded event directions provide detailed directions to the starting point and possible alternate start point locations. THERE IS NO PHYSICAL START BOX AT THIS LOCATION.
Southeast Striders Walking Club (AVA-0991)
Event website: southeaststriderswalkingclub.org
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