Big Trees Forest Preserve, Sandy Springs

#4 of 6 in Parks in Sandy Springs
Forest · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
John Ripley Forbes is recognized as the nation's foremost authority on the development and organization of natural science centers and wildlife sanctuaries for youth. He has personally founded 24 centers and 15 tree, plant and wildlife sanctuaries totaling more than 3,500 acres. As founder of the Natural Science for Youth Foundation, the oldest and most experienced organization of its kind, he has assisted 226 communities in 31 states.
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  • Beautiful park i enjoyed the bridges and water. Plenty of places to sit. Restroom in the beginning the trail. The perfect place to get away and clear your mind  more »
  • On Friday my wife and I visited this beautiful 30 acre tree and wildlife sanctuary. Got our exercise walking along the trails (Spring Hollow, Powers Branch, Bluff Flats) that meander through the...  more »
  • Nice place hidden not too far away from Sandy Springs. Trails are easy to complete and are well marked. Got to see a snake once by the river bed so people on trail watch your path and be attentive. Parking is free, restrooms are clean and well maintained. Overall a good place to spend half a day.
  • Easy accessible place, big parking, clean restroom. There many hiking paths, shorter and longer and in my option all easy. Appreciate such access to the nature in the city even in some parts while walking you could hear cars. And I was missing place to park and lock my bike:-(

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