Plan Your Visit
We connect you with nature Hundreds of activities for all ages
Whether it’s hiking, canoeing, or just taking a stroll, CNC has something for everyone. With 127 acres on the Chattahoochee River, the possibilities for fun with nature are infinite! Learn all about your backyard with the only Nature Exchange in the Southeast, or explore the birds of prey in the aviaries of the Wildlife Walk. Bring the family, have a picnic, and make a day of it!
admissions & hours
CNC Members: Free
General admission: $10 Adults | $7 Seniors (Ages 65+) & Students (Ages 13 -18) | $6 Children (Ages 3 -12) | Children 2 & under are free
Monday-Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: Noon – 5pm
Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. To see if CNC is closed due to inclement weather, please check our Facebook page or call us at 770.992.2055 ext. 238.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Last tickets are sold 30 minutes prior to closing. CNC’s buildings and grounds close at 5pm including the river boardwalk. If you arrive after 4:30pm, you are welcome to browse the upper level of the Discovery Center but please come another day to experience our exhibit halls, wildlife walk, and grounds.
Plan to spend at least 2 hours. If you plan to picnic or take in a program, give yourself even more time!
Pets are not permitted on the property, with the exception of service animals.
CNC is open rain or shine.
CNC is a smoke-free facility.
Parking at CNC is free for visitors!
Group Rates are available for groups of 15 or more with advance reservations.