Elachee Nature Science Center

Address: 2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504
Phone: 770-535-1976

Mission Statement:

Elachee's mission is to promote environmental understanding through education and conservation.


Educating for Today... Preserving for Tomorrow. Through our environmental education programs we strive to instill an appreciation, understanding, and concern for the natural world, fostering an interest in personal commitment to preserving our natural resources and the environment for future generations to enjoy.

Recent News

  • Historical Hike Series at Elachee Nature Science Center

    Historical Hikes: Experiencing Nature through the Eyes and Words of Influential Explorers, Conservationists and Naturalists.Join us at Elachee in October for another series of Historical Hikes, our new innovative program and hike through time with the historical figures conn...

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  • Members Only Program - Birds.

    It's prime time for birds migrating through our area. Join us at Chicopee Lake in the search for the many beautiful avian varieties stopping by here on their trip south. It's also a chance to see and learn about those birds that call our area home all year round. This event ...

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  • Elachee's Snake Day

    Snake Day 2008 Our most popular event of the year, Snake Day has grown to be a festival of all things reptilian and fun with everything from common garden snakes to Komodo Dragons and huge tortoises. Add some crafts, facepainting, and guided hikes to the special live...

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  • Inspired By Nature - Safari Benefit Dinner and Auction

    Enjoy a casual evening of cocktails, dinner, music, and live and silent auctions. Fantastic packages of artwork, memorabilia, trips, and unique items are available for bidding at the auction. The proceeds benefit Elachee's environmental education programs and conservation ef...

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