Rising River Waters Can Kill!
Watch for rapidly rising river levels on the Chattahoochee River and its tributaries. Water released from dams and heavy rain can turn a day on the river into a tragedy! More »
Call for Water Release Schedule
With colder temperatures you can expect longer and more frequent water releases. For water release schedule info, call 1-855-DAM-FLOW (1-855-326-3569) for Buford Dam and 404-329-1455 for Morgan Falls Dam. Save numbers to your cell! More »
An Ancient River in a Modern City
Today the river valley attracts us for so many reasons. Take a solitary walk to enjoy nature’s display, raft leisurely through the rocky shoals with friends, fish the misty waters as the sun comes up, or have a picnic on a Sunday afternoon. Get Outdoors and experience your Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area as you have never done before.
Chattahoochee River Safety
Having a safe day on the Chattahoochee River doesn't just happen, watch this short video and learn how to have a safe float on the river.Read More
Think Before You Sink!
One U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket per person is required on all watercraft. Any person under the age of 13 MUST WEAR a life jacket.Read More
Purchase Your Annual Park Pass Online.
Purchase your Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Annual Park Pass online at Pay.Gov, the U.S. Department of the Treasury secure website.Read More
New Multi-use Trail Opens, Ride Safe!
On Friday, April 5 the new multi-use trail at Sope Creek opened to cyclist. Cyclist should learn the IMBA Rules of the Trail for an enjoyable ride.Read More
Volunteers In The Parks, true VIPs!
Who are these VIPs that I see in the park? Learn more about the various volunteer opportunities that are available at Chattahoochee River NRA.Read More
Making a Splash with Social Media
Social Media has come to Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to make your world complete!Read More
Did You Know?
The Island Ford Visitor Contact Station was once the Summer family home of former Georgia Superior Court Judge Samuel Hewlett. Construction began in the 1930's, using timber from the Okeefenokee Swamp and stone from Stone Mountain, taking six years to complete.