One tank trip: 11 free Georgia nature centers you need to visit Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 7 Charles Seabrook A red eared slider turtle swims in a pond at the W.H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve in Morrow in Clayton County. 2 / 7 AJC file William H. Reynolds Nature Preserve: Take your kids and leashed dogs on a walk through the 146 acres of woods and streams. A wheelchair trail for looking at native plants also starts at the visitors center, which has exhibits on native animals. 3 / 7 Suzy Downing pauses for a rest on a boardwalk in Mill Creek Nature Center in Gwinnett County. The Georgia Wildlife Federations owns and manages the preserve. (Charles Seabrook) 4 / 7 Charles Seabrook The winding boardwalk in the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park near Augusta is a prime birdwatching spot. 5 / 7 Contributed photo Sawnee Mountain Preserve: Outside Cumming, about 35 miles north of downtown, with 963 acres of hiking trails and hills. Feels like a bit of the mountains got dropped between Atlanta and the Blue Ridge. 6 / 7 Jenni Girtman / Staff Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. 7 / 7 RENEE' HANNANS Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve Sign up for e-newsletters Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox.