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.

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North Oconee River Greenway & Nature Center

Year Round Walk

SN: 124850 - 2024 / Y2421

when is the event

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

where is the event

Athens, Georgia

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs


CC: Clarke County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

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.

conditions for the event

Rating: 1A, Distance: 5, 11km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Easy

Wheelchairs: Medium

Event information

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.


how to get to the event

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.

event sponsor

Southeast Striders Walking Club (AVA-0991)

Event website: southeaststriderswalkingclub.org

point of contact

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