AAA Editor Notes
Audubon Acres/The Elise Chapin Sanctuary is off I-75 exit 3A, 1.1 mi. e. on E. Brainerd Rd. (SR 320), 1.1 mi. s. on Gunbarrel Rd., then .6 mi. s.w. to 900 N. Sanctuary Rd. Part of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, the 130-acre wildlife sanctuary includes a restored 18th-century log cabin, the archeological site of a Mississippian-era Native American village and a swinging bridge over South Chickamauga Creek.
More than 5 miles of trails and a visitor center with exhibits that include a bird egg replica collection also are offered.
Picnicking is permitted.