ATLANTE – Campbelleton Creek Natural Park:
Bees, bikes and rocks… oh, la la! No, it’s not a lost song from “The Wizard of Oz” – but it describes offerings in a place as green and lush as the Emerald City.
We are talking about Campbellton Creek Nature Park to South Fulton, where we spent the morning communing with nature and burning calories. Just last week, the town of South Fulton and Southeast Parks and Lands Trust held a groundbreaking ceremony for the park, which spans 81 acres in South Fulton. Campbellton Creek Nature Park is a project of the SE Trust, a not-for-profit organization founded ten years ago with a mission to conserve the land and use it for recreation, education and other means of improve communities.
And SE Trust officials say Campbellton Creek Nature Park is a perfect example of that mission, with plans for miles of multi-use trails (some already open), nature education signs, boulders for those interested in climbing, and yes, there are bees that make local honey! Oh, and did we mention the park is free and open to the public?
Campbellton Creek Nature Park is located on Plummer Road Southwest in South Fulton, just north of Riverside Drive. You can check out the park’s Facebook page. here. And click on the video player in this article to watch our morning exploration of this South Fulton gem!
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