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Columbia County's only Nature Park with Activities for the Whole Family        

    Reed Creek Butterweek and Boardwalk    

3820 Park Lane
Martinez, Ga  30907
      706-210-4027      
www.reedcreekpark.com

"Your Local Nature Center"

Located just behind the Zaxby's, across from the West Lake subdivision and next to the Forest Creek subdivision, off of Fury's Ferry Road in Martinez.  

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Our mission, as part of the Columbia County Recreation Department, is to offer quality customer service to the citizens of Columbia County by striving to enrich their lives by providing opportunities through programs and activities during their leisure time.
 
Trails are open sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week. A map is posted on the front door of the education building.
 
 
Birthday Parties for Children ages 5 and Up: Does your child enjoy nature and the outdoors? Then sign up for a birthday party at Reed Creek Nature Park and Interpretive Center. With indoor and outdoor games and activities, children will have a chance to explore the natural world. Please e-mail EHobbs@columbiacountyga.gov or call 706-210-4027
 
Interested in Membership? We have a $50 annual family membership to help support our park. Please e-mail EHobbs@columbiacountyga.gov to receive a membership form.
 
Upcoming Programs at Reed Creek Nature Park
 
Insect Investigation
Join us in learning about our six-legged friends as we catch and release insects with bug nets in different areas of the park. For ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email ehobbs@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.
 
Saturday, April 26
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
All About Birds
What makes a bird a bird? We'll talk about avian adaptations such as wings, feathers, beak shape, and feet shape. We'll also be making a trip outside to go birding- both expert and new birders are welcome to join us. For ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email ehobbs@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.
 
Friday, May 23
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 
Pond Exploration
With dip nets in hand, children will explore and learn about what animals live in our pond. Be prepared to get a little wet and muddy. For ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email ehobbs@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.
 
Tuesday, May 27
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 
Camouflage in Nature
A green insect on a green leaf or a gray squirrel on a dark tree trunk: why do some animals blend in and some don't? We'll look for the answer to this intriguing question through first-hand observations and games. For ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email ehobbs@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.
 
Friday, May 30
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 

Adopt-a-Stream Training for Adults
Join local volunteer Mike Reardon to learn how you can collect important data each month on the health of a local stream for the state of Georgia.  You may register for this adult program by calling 706-210-4027.

 

 Reed Creek Girl Catching Insects  Reed Creek Leah and Frog  


 

 



Last updated date: 4/23/2014 12:02:20 PM

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