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Elachee Nature Science Center

2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville , GA , 30504
Phone: 770-535-1976
34° 14' 58.7472" N, 83° 50' 43.8468" W
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Community Relations Manager
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Re-discover the great outdoors at Elachee Nature Science Center, an ideal destination for students, families and nature-lovers. Nestled in the 1,440-acre Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve, find enchantment here in one of Georgia’s largest protected green spaces. Welcoming over 65,000 annual visitors to this Gainesville treasure, Elachee Nature Science Center in the Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve has a rich legacy of building environmental literacy for Georgians of all ages.
Open hours: 
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Science, Hiking, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool


2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA, 30504
United States



Saturday Explorations at Elachee


Organization learning resources

Title Description Cost
Home School Programs at Elachee

Field trips to Elachee Nature Science Center are a must-do for any home study program, home school association or school system’s online school. Take advantage of our STEAM-based K-12 environmental curriculum by choosing among Elachee’s accredited, grade-specific field trip options available year-round. 

Academic - General
STEM - General
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
Middle School
Interactive Distance Learning

Elachee has packaged a selection of its most popular field trip and outreach classes. Each 50-minute program combines video instruction and live virtual interaction with an Elachee instructor. 

Academic - General
Science - STEM - General
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
Middle School