• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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    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.

Coreopsis

Coreopsis grandiflora

Coreopsis grandiflora

Floridata.com

Coreopsis (Coreopsis grandiflora) is a yellow daisy-like flower. It is native to the Southeast and can grow in dry conditions, chalky soil, and shallow soils.Because it is so hardy, coreopsis is a good candidate for urban gardens. They bloom from June to September with flowers 2-3 inches in diameter. Coreopsis, which means "bug" in Greek, is sometimes known as tickseed because the small, flat seeds bear a remarkable resemblance to the insect.

Did You Know?

Visit the Hooch!

That the word Chattahoochee is thought to come from a Muskogean word meaning "Marked Stoned." People have made the Chattahoochee River valley their home for thousands of years. The Cherokee were forced out in the 1830s as part of the "Trail of Tears".