Lockerly Arboretum is at 1534 Irwinton Rd. An unusual variety of plants and trees grows on the 50-acre site. The centerpiece of the arboretum is Rose Hill, a Greek Revival antebellum mansion. Woodland hiking trails are on the grounds.
Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Grounds free. Rose Hill $3; $1 (ages 5-college students with ID); free (veterans); $12 (family, up to four people).
Hours: Grounds and Rose Hill Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30 (also Sat. 9-1, Feb.-June and Sept.-Dec.). A stop on Milledgeville's trolley tour, guided tours of Rose Hill are offered mornings, Mon.-Wed. Phone ahead to confirm holiday closures.