North Georgia Corn Maze twists and turns for seven acres, or nearly three miles. Beyond this vast stalk-linked labyrinth lies an abundance of family-friendly activities, including hayrides that circle past stunning mountain views and grazing cattle. More fun awaits in the kid's corner, where youngsters can greet petting zoo critters or frolic in a sandbox filled with 8 million corn kernels left over from a giant's popcorn bowl.
When night falls, the maze's grounds turn into a theater for the movie under the stars series, which shows some of Hollywood's latest on a giant outdoor screen. The films' soundtracks mostly drown out the screams emanating from the nearby House of Burm, a "dungeon of fear" teeming with giant pythons, bloodied zombies, and other creepy characters.
"My Avian Jewels are my attempt to preserve nature's artistry and call attention to the inscrutable beauty and value of all bird eggs and their environment. The beautiful and ephemeral nature of a bird's reproductive process has inspired me to devote my energy to making these 'jewels' for the purpose of a more permanent collection, thereby supporting conservation and hopefully the preservation of the bird species." – C.E. Blevins
These words illustrate C.E. Blevins's passion for birds and nature itself, which led to the founding of the C.E. Blevins Avian Learning Center. The center is home to his collection of handmade bird-egg replicas and real migratory bird nests, and it helps educate the public on the importance of migratory birds to a healthy ecosystem. Trained nature interpreters lead tours that teach students and other guests about bird migration, the study of nests, and the relationship of birds and their habitats through hands-on activities. The center also includes a 4-acre nature trail with grassland, woodland, and wetland habitats.
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The exhibits within Museum Center at 5ive Points tell the rich story of the Ocoee Region of Tennessee. The main focal point is The River of Time: a permanent installation that traces the history of Bradley County, incorporating everything from military photographs to Native American artifacts. Five to six other exhibits rotate in and out regularly, while the museum store stands as an attraction in its own right. The shelves brim with various Appalachian arts and crafts, all made within a 150-mile radius of the museum. Self-guided school tours are available daily, making it easy for students to learn about their region's past without having to build a time machine in shop class.