Park Description

Dunwoody Nature Center is a 22-acre wooded park that offers avenues for learning, playing, celebrating, and relaxing.

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Features
Pavilions
Playgrounds
Toilets
Walking/Running

Walking/Running

  • Wetlands Boardwalk
  • Multiple wooded trails

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No dedicated leisure green space

Playground designed for ages 2-5 and 5-12

  • Includes: Multiple slides, viper and saucer swings, and climbing structures
  • Ground-type: Wood chips
  • Shade: Fully shaded by the woods
  • Seating: Benches

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North Woods Pavilion – Located near the parking lot and overlooks the Meadow

  • Includes: Indoor and outdoor spaces with a fireplace and wrap-around deck

 

Sun Porch – screened-in porch located on the back of the main education building

  • Includes: Lights, outlets, ceiling fans, and a wrap-around deck

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Treehouse Pavilion – overlooking the wetlands

  • Includes: tables, chairs, and benches

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The Meadow – located behind the main education building

  • Includes: Adirondack chairs, picnic tables, a stage, chimney, and benches

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Tree Swings – located as you enter the park and next to the beehives

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Eco Classroom – enclosed facility with a green roof

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Outdoor Classrooms – located among the woods at the end of the Wetland trail and the other near the bees

  • Includes: benches and a whiteboard

Wildcat Creek – children and dogs love playing in and exploring

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Little Free Library – located next to the tree swings

 

Play Me Again Piano

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Rope Swing – located along the Orange trail

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Bee Hives – part of the Dunwoody Beekeeping Club

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Parking/Toilet/Water

Parking lot ~50 spaces

  • Handicap parking available
  • EV Charging Station

 

Bathrooms are located next to the Main Building at the end of the parking lot.

Water fountains are located near the entrance to the main educational building

Booking/Reservations

To reserve Pavilions – Online