• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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  • 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 »

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    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 »

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?

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.