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Parks & nature in Atlanta

Park
“Located in Midtown, Piedmont Park is a huge park to explore. There are public tennis courts, public pool, dog park and lots of trails to explore. Much of the park is shaded but there are some sunny spots too. Farmers Market on select weekends too. Go to spot for festivals including April's Dogwood Festival and also many concerns/event like Jazz Festival. Adjoins the Botanical Gardens (fee to enter Gardens) and lots of great places to eat in/around midtown. Limited parking and observe parking signs as they will ticket. There is a parking deck for the Park/Gardens off of Monroe Avenue. Beltline leads you to 10th street which will take you to the Park. ”
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Garden
“The Atlanta Botanical Garden aims not only to showcase all of the plants in its collection for your viewing pleasure but to use them to promote research, education, and conservation.”
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Park
“Built for the 1996 Summer Olympics, the Centennial Park is now used by the public for outdoor and recreational activities.”
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Garden
“The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a 30 acres botanical garden located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Incorporated in 1976, the garden's mission is to "develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research and enjoyment.”
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Cemetery
“Gorgeous place to walk and take pictures. There are events throughout the year - and especially during Halloween - at the Cemetery. There are some of Atlanta's notable residents buried there such as Margaret Mitchell and Bobby Jones. ”
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Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“20-story Ferris wheel in Centennial Park providing scenic views from climate-controlled gondolas.”
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History Museum
“Located on 33 acres in Buckhead, the history center is comprised of six historic gardens, the Kenan Research Center, the Centennial Olympic Games Museum, the Atlanta History Museum - one of the largest history museums in the Southeast and two historic Atlanta houses, including the Swan House, one of the most photographed places in the city.”
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History Museum
“Housing documents of the 39th president, this museum also features a replica of the Oval Office. ”
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Park
“Closest major park. Great for cycling, sight seeing, and close by to bars and restaurants to your liking”
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Park
“Catch the free Fountain of Rings show which plays 4x a day, 365 days a year, at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.”
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Nature Preserve
“Beautiful hike. Be sure to read the historical markers. Lots of Civil War history. ”
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Park
“Beautiful park in Old Fourth Ward that provides a great spot for walking, exercising, and many different events. ”
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Park
“Run, walk, cycle, Roller blade - have fun with miles and miles of trail from Georgia to Alabama.”
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Park
“There are trails to walk, botanical gardens, and cute little restaurants and bar scene places all around it.”
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Park
“Close to us. There are several places in Atlanta to rent kayaks and boards. Nice hikes with the kids and dogs too. ”
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Coffee Shop
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“A very casual coffee shop and food place where people can bring their dogs to run around in the fenced in yard there (no dogs allowed inside). ”
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