Reed Creek Nature Park and Interpretive Center

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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

 

Mr. Nate's Nature Reading Room
Join us for story time in a natural setting to inspire the imagination. We'll follow it up with a stroll on the boardwalk around the wetlands. For ages 2 to 4. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email Kim Byne at kbyne@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.

Thursday, December 17
10:00am - 11:00am

Simply Science: Squishy Sensations
Join us in learning the steps of the scientific method as we create slimy, squishy, bouncy, springy balls out of different materials. For ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email Kim Byne at kbyne@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.

Saturday, January 9
10:00am - 11:00am

Nocturnal Nightcrawlers
We'll learn about animals that are active at night and discuss how they are able to be so crafty while everyone else is sound asleep! For ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email Kim Byne at kbyne@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.

Friday, January 22
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Wilderness Survival
This is a fun program for those who are interested in backcountry camping or anyone wanting tips in emergency survival skills. We'll go over the "do's and don'ts" for dressing for the wilderness and what to bring when you go camping, ways to signal for help, as well as tips for making fires and shelters. For ages 8 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email Kim Byne at kbyne@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.

Saturday, January 30
11:00am - 12:00pm

The World of Owls
Join us in learning about the owls that live in Georgia, their adaptations, and their natural history. Then, we'll dissect owl pellets, regurgitated bones that cannot be digested by the owls, to find out what they have been eating. For ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email Kim Byne at kbyne@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.

Friday, February12
7:00pm - 8:00pm

All About Frogs

Join us for this indoor/outdoor program to learn about our local frogs and how we are studying them through a calling survey at Reed Creek. We'll go outdoors to listen to and identify different species of frogs using the calling survey protocol. For ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email Kim Byne at kbyne@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.

Friday, February 19
7:00pm - 8:00pm 

20,000 Leagues Under the Earth!
Join us in becoming young geologists as we study solid earth and how it has shaped and changed over time. We'll also look at minerals and elements that we use in our everyday lives. For ages 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email Kim Byne at kbyne@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.

Saturday, February 27
10:00am - 11:00am



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  


 

 



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