Coastal Plains RESA

Grand Bay Education Center


1. Follow the road map to the Interpretive Center


Hours: 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.  
Mon. - Fri.
For school groups by reservations only.

For more information contact:
Coastal Plains RESA
245 North Robinson
Lenox, Georgia 31637
229-546-4094 x113

2. Look for this sign on Knights Academy Rd.

3. Turn onto Coastal Plains Trail, a rocky road that will lead  to the Education Center.

5. Turn left at the dead end to get to the Education Center.







The mission of Grand Bay Wetland Education Center (GBWEC) is to teach students about natural processes and relationships between plants and animals.  Students can began to feel a positive connection with the natural world and their place in caring for the environment.

GBWEC offers education programs, field trips, and accredited teacher training.  The center also offers a 1/2 mile boardwalk, a 54 foot tower and an education center.

The educational focus of the center is on wetland ecology, wildlife, plant identification,
air quality, and plant adaptations.

GBWEC is a partnership between the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Coastal Plains Regional Educational Service Agency.

Educational Activities at Grand Bay

Every activity at Grand Bay is correlated with the State of Georgia Curriculum Standards

 Take a trip down the Board Walk



Look at Grand Bay from a different view


small snakes . . .

Climb the observation tower

Hold on to some live reptiles . . .


or large snakes.

Class Activities