• 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.

Island Ford Native Landscaping

Island Ford Native Landscaping Aristolochia tomentosaAristolochia tomentosaHelianthus divaricataVermonia angustifoliaEupatorium albumHibiscus laevisAgastache scrophulariifoliaAronia arbutifoliaAronia arbutifoliaHelianthus angustifoliusHelianthus angustifoliusHelianthus angustifoliusHelianthus angustifoliusHelianthus angustifoliusHelianthus angustifoliusHelianthus angustifoliusPanicum ancepsPanicum ancepsPanicum ancepsPycnanthemum incanumPycnanthemum incanumEchinacea purpureaEchinacea purpureaRudbeckia fulgidaRudbeckia fulgidaMuhlenbergia capillarisMuhlenbergia capillarisMuhlenbergia capillarisEryngium yuccifoliumPycnanthemum tenufoliumPycnanthemum tenufoliumLiatris spicataLiatris spicataEupatorium fistulosumEupatorium fistulosumEupatorium fistulosumEupatorium fistulosumSolidago rugosaSolidago rugosaEryngium yuccifoliumCoreopsis grandifloraCoreopsis grandifloraRhododendrom flammeumRhododendrom flammeumRhododendrom flammeumRhododendrom flammeumRhododendrom flammeumRhododendrom flammeum
 

Click on the colored circles in the image above to learn more about the native landscaping found in front of our Island Ford headquarters. Links to the plants are also found below.

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.