Mary Scott Nature Park is 10.6 acres of central DeKalb County greenspace featuring a kids play area and a nature trail highlighting native plants and leading to an old homestead.

This site is maintained by Friends of Mary Scott Nature Park, a volunteer community group dedicated to the betterment of the park.


  • WORKDAYS Workdays are the first Saturday of each month, from 2:00-4:00PM    MSNP's native woods restoration workdays are led by a Georgia Native Plant Society volunteer and focus ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2018, 6:44 AM by Mary Scott
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Eagle Scout candidate Henry Maki has recently constructed and installed two handsome new benches at MSNP.  THANKS! THANKS!  THANKS!


Mary Scott Nature Park has partnered with Park Pride Atlanta to accept tax-deductible donations. Funds donated to Park Pride via this program will be used for maintenance and improvements at your neighborhood park.

Make your donation check payable to ...
Park Pride - Mary Scott Nature Park
Mail it to ...
Park Pride
233 Peachtree Street, Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30303

We are now accepting online donations! Please click on this link and scroll down the list to find Mary Scott.  Donations to Mary Scott Nature Preserve or Friends of Mary Scott Nature Park would both go to the right place.   (Minimum donation of $50 if paying online, please.)

Thank you!


The county has no park reservation system for the use of Mary Scott Nature Park. If you notify the Friends group of your intent to use the park for a special event, we can avoid scheduling a workday on that date, and would be willing to post it on our calendar.