Adventure Lab at Mason Mill

Presented by DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs

You are invited on a secret adventure on the trails of Mason Mill Park. The Adventure Lab app will guide you to special natural and historic sites in the forest. Using your phone's GPS technology and your brain, locate the secret destinations, learn about nature, and answer a question to prove you were there.

Adventure Lab® is a new app from that allows you to play unique outdoor scavenger hunts. There are currently over 50,000 public Adventures available worldwide. The Adventure Lab® app guides you through the process of finding clues, solving puzzles, and completing Adventures one location at a time.

Mason Mill Park has two Adventures:
Mason Mill History AND Burnt Fork Watershed & Wetlands Here is how to play:
Download the free Adventure Lab app by Groundspeak, Inc
Create a username
Be sure to allow the app to use your location when you are using the app. This adventure will not work otherwise Come to Mason Mill Park, open the app and use the Explore tab to find the two Adventures at Mason Mill Park on the map.
Choose one and tap to begin.
Read About This Adventure and scroll down to review the map of the locations you’ll be seeking, then tap Start.
The locations can be found in any order you want, so review the map and the route of the park’s trails then choose the stage that seems easiest to access and tap See Details.
Read About This Location and use the compass icon in the upper right corner to help you navigate to the location. Once you are close to your destination, the challenge question will unlocked. Tap Answer to read the question and provide your answer.
The Adventure is complete once you have navigated to every location and successfully answered each challenge question. Ranger Jonah has made a 90 second instructional video for you to watch.

This event repeats daily during daylight hours for the duration of the festival.

No Registration Needed

Getting There

Parking Info

Free parking is available onsite.

Alternative Transportation

The 19 bus goes to Clairmont Rd & Mason Mill Rd, which is a 0.4 mile walk to the park.

Date and Time

Tuesday, March 19th, 2024
7:00 am – 7:00 pm


Outdoor Event

Mason Mill Park
1340 McConnell Drive
Decatur, GA 30033


Families, Preschool, Elem. School, High School, Middle School


Price: Free

Ticket Link



Nature & Environment, The Great Outdoors