Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center
The Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center offers miles of trails, a historical and cultural museum, a zip line course, and all kinds of educational programs and activities. It is a meeting place for many local groups and organizations, from school groups and summer camps to U.S. citizenship classes. It is a popular location for weddings, races, group activities and community events. The history and culture department features the Lawrenceville Female Seminary, McDaniels Farm, the Chesser-Williams House, Freeman's Mill and the Yellow River Post Office. The exhibits and activities emphasize history, culture and an appreciation of nature and the local environment. Many of the classes are centered around ecology and biology. The Center is also home to its own zip line course, where kids can participate in the Tree Cup Quest.
- Hours: Mon - Sat, 9am - 4pm; trails are open daily, dawn to dusk.
- What makes this community special?: Its history, culture and natural beauty, and especially its people.
- Services: Huge variety of classes, clubs, events and activities.
- Parking: Free lot
- Public restrooms: Yes
- Services: Food/drink, Gift shop, Ranger, Restrooms, Tours
- Private events: Yes