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New Echota Historic Site

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Echota Alive-Kids to Parks Day 2016
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Step back to the 1820's and tour Echota and learn about Cherokee and Georgian's lifestyle including how apples were pressed to make cider, try your hand at making a sheet of paper, help the Ranger print on the 19th century press, learn to use a compass on our compass course and check out our nature trails to Tarvin's Pond and New Town Creek. $5.50-$7 (5 and under free) 706-624-1321.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

New Echota Bird Hike
Saturday, May 28, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Explore the ridge and valley area of North Georgia at New Echota as we see what resident birds can be found. Open fields, flood plain, pond and mixed pine-hardwood forest provide a variety of habitat for good birding. Fee includes tour of site museum, 17-minute film and tour of historic grounds and buildings. $5.50-$7 (5 and under free) 706-624-1321.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

New Town Creek Trail Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Check out New Town Creek, Tarvin's Pond and historic New Echota-Cherokee Capital. Wear walking shoes, dress for the weather, bring your binoculars and come along as we join millions of people around America celebrating National Trails Day. Fee includes tour of historic New Echota and the museum. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
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