• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 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.

Past Educational Events

Dipping for Macro-invertebrates

Dipping for Macro-invertebrates.

Kent Ruby

Youth in the Metropolitan Atlanta area come to the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area to learn about the cultural and natural history found in the park. Park Rangers turn these field trips into field studies, where young visitors discover the hidden treasures in the park. Select a link above for a sampling of activities that they become involved in!

Did You Know?

Pink Lady Slipper - An NPS Photo

Over 50 orchid species are found in Georgia, including several lady slippers. Their flowers are prized for their beauty and unique shape.