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.

Recent Announcements

  • NO MEETING for fall quarter Not enough people could come together for a quarterly meeting.  Take ideas and questions to the YahooGroup or Facebook for discussion.
    Posted Oct 20, 2014, 12:29 PM by Mary Scott
  • Quarterly Meeting - July 21 Friends of Mary-Scott Nature Park's regularly-scheduled quarterly meeting is ON for Monday evening, July 21, back-room at ChocoLate Coffee (Shallowford Plaza near I-85), 7pm to ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2014, 12:48 PM by Mary Scott
  • Inventory-ing MSNP A group of MSNP Friends will meet Saturday, May 10, at noon, to walk MSNP starting from the parking lot, to inventory the park's condition and prioritize its needs ...
    Posted May 5, 2014, 6:37 AM by Mary Scott
  • Quarterly public meeting - Mon April 21 Friends of Mary-Scott Nature will hold a public meeting, Monday, April 21, 7-9pm, Chocolate Coffee @Shallowford Rd to review activities of the past quarter and discuss future goals ...
    Posted Apr 15, 2014, 2:36 PM by Mary Scott
  • Embrace Our Greenspace Race - fundraiser The Civic Association Network (CAN) 4th annual Embrace Our Green Space Race is set for March 29th at 10AM at Oak Grove United Methodist Church.  All proceeds benefit ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2014, 9:52 AM by Mary Scott
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Make a donation!

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 to make a donation, and make sure to specify "Mary Scott Nature Park" as the recipient. (Minimum donation of $50 if paying online, please.)

Thank you!

Your Event at MSNP

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. The county's guidelines for park usage are available here: )