Plan Your Visit

Everyone is welcome

Things to Consider


Newman Wetlands Center is maintained as an educational facility where guests can come to learn about and find solace in nature. NWC is privately owned and operated; it is not a public park. To deliver the highest quality experience for every visitor, we have developed a few policies and resources that promote accessibility and a memorable time for everyone who visits. 

Our Rules

To protect Newman Wetlands Center, we have a few rules. Any guest who violates any of the regulations listed here can and will be asked to leave. Repeat offenders will be trespassed.

Be Kind

Be kind and courteous to other visitors and staff. Everyone is welcome.

No Loitering

Personal meetings or loitering in vehicles is strictly prohibited.

No Substance Use

Tobacco, alcohol, & illegal drugs are strictly prohibited. This includes vaping.

No Pets

No pets or therapy animals allowed. Working, certified service dogs are permitted.

No Weapons Allowed

You may not open or conceal carry any weapons on NWC property.

Preserve Biodiversity

Protect sensitive plants & wildlife by remaining on the designated paths. Do not harm or collect any plants or animals.

Education Only

Our trails are for environmental education & wildlife viewing. No running, jogging, or riding ATVs, bikes, skateboards, or scooters.

Leave No Trace

Painting, carving, or altering natural or man-made objects is strictly prohibited.

Parking and Restroom Access

There is a small parking lot with 20 spaces. Three of these are designated for handicap tag holders. 

There are accessible restrooms with changing tables available in the Learning Center during open hours. There is one accessible outdoor restroom with a changing table near the site entrance.

Explore Clayton County

Newman Wetlands Center is located in beautiful Clayton County, GA. There are plenty of delicious, locally owned restaurants nearby to enjoy after you’re done exploring. Planning to stay longer? Check Clayton County Tourism Authority’s website for hotels, things to do, and events happening in our county. 

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