• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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  • Johnson Ferry Intermittent Trail Closures

    Representatives of Colonial Pipeline Company will be working on the gas pipeline in the Johnson Ferry North unit. The work will require intermittent trail closures. For your safety please stay on designated trails and obey all trail closures.

For Teachers

Students looking for macroinvertabrates in pond muck to determine the health of Sibley Pond.

Students look for macroinvertebrates in pond muck to determine the health of Sibley Pond.

Cheri Vaniman

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is a great place to learn about rivers, wetlands, water quality, watersheds, nature, and history. Whether you have students working on school reports or you're preparing for a visit, these pages provide everything you'll need to make the Chattahoochee River a part of your curriculum.

Did You Know?

Island Ford Visitor Center - Photo by Matt Harr

Hewlett Lodge was once the Summer home of Georgia Superior Court Justice Samuel Hewlett. Construction began in the 1930s, using timber from the near the Okeefenokee Swamp and stone from Stone Mountain, taking six years to complete. Today it is home to the Island Ford Visitor Center.