Brookside Nature Center is 1 mi. n. on SR 97 (Georgia Ave.), .3 mi. n.e. on Randolph Rd., then .7 mi. e. to 1400 Glenallan Ave. In addition to hiking trails this wooded area offers native plant gardens, a nature play area for children, a re-created post-emancipation homestead, indoor live animal exhibits and opportunities for bird-watching. Naturalist-led programs also are available.