Valuable Reasons to Join Us

Along with the perks you get with our exclusive benefits package, an Elachee Annual Membership supports nature education and conservation programming and services within one of Georgia’s largest protected greenspaces.

Elachee Annual Membership

Elachee Nature Science Center has rolled out a new membership benefits package now valued at $125. As of November 1, 2017 all current members have been grandfathered into this new program and were mailed updated membership documents in mid-November. If your membership has expired, we are excited to offer our friends and supporters the following valuable, exclusive benefits. The Elachee Annual Membership fee is $100.

The Elachee Annual Membership fee is $100. Membership is valid for one year from date of purchase for up to two (2) named adults along with up to four (4) of those individuals’ children and/or grandchildren. Join today at

Elachee Annual Member Package 

Starting January 1, 2018, all motor vehicles entering the Conservation Area of the Chicopee Woods Area Park (Park) will require a valid parking pass.VALUABLE MEMBER PERKS 

  • One (1) CWAPC Annual Parking Pass $50 if bought separately 
  • Two (2) Single-Use Elachee Guest Passes
  • Free admission to Elachee’s Visitor Center, Natural History and Live Animal Exhibits 



What’s the Little House on Elachee Drive?

If you have visited Elachee in recent weeks, or driven by the Elachee entrance along Atlanta Highway, you may be wondering about the small building under construction. The Chicopee Woods Area Park Commission (CWAPC) will soon open a staffed Parking Station to provide enhanced oversight and security in parking areas of the Chicopee Woods Area Park (Park). 

Starting February 1, 2018, all motor vehicles entering the Conservation Area of the Chicopee Woods Area Park will require a valid parking pass. Visitors may purchase day or annual parking passes upon arrival at the Park. Net proceeds will be used to provide enhanced security. READ MORE

Want to make a more significant impact for Elachee?

Make a secure, tax-deductible donation to Elachee Nature Science Center to help this 501c3 not for profit organization promote environmental understanding through education and conservation.We invite you to donate $500 or more to Elachee’s annual giving fund to achieve Elachee Annual Patron status. This donation threshold entitles you to receive a complementary Elachee Annual Membership and related exclusive benefits, in addition to inclusion in yearly donor appreciation activities. Make a secure online gift at or print a donation form to mail along with your gift.


Please contact us at 770-535-1976 if you need assistance with securing your annual membership, have a question about an expired membership or want information about ways to get involved at Elachee.