Fernbank Forest

Decatur, Georgia 30030

Fernbank Forest

Fernbank Forest Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Nestled in the valley of Peavine Creek and along wooded upland slopes, sixty-five-acre Fernbank Forest is a true rarity, a vestige of old-growth, virgin forest only a few miles from the heart of a major city.

Families come to meander along paved trails beneath 200-year-old hardwoods, pause at overlooks and beside ponds, and reconnect with the natural world. Also on the grounds, the Fernbank Science Center offers exhibit halls, classrooms, a library, a world-class planetarium, an astronomical observatory (open Thursday and Friday evenings), and an aerospace education laboratory."

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Trail Information

Decatur
Nearby City
1.5
Distance
133 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
All year
Season
USGS Northeast Atlanta
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Dec 2018