• 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.

Southeastern Chorus Frog

Pseudacris feriarum

Southeastern Chorus Frog

NPS Photo

Family: Hylidae

Pseudacris feriarum

Southeastern Chorus Frog

Size: 1.9 to 3.8 cm long (¾" to 1 ½")

General Description: Skin brown to gray in color with variable spotted or striped pattern. Dark line on side from snout, through eye, to groin. Light colored line along upper lip. Dark triangle between eyes usually present. Belly cream colored, often with dark stippling.

Reproduction: Breeds February to March and sometimes during winter or early spring in South.

Habitat: Uses grassy swales, moist woodlands, river-bottom swamps and edges of ponds bogs and marshes. May be found in uplands farther north.

Did You Know?

Great Blue Heron hunting for food - Photo by Tom Wilson

Great Blue Herons stand up to four feet tall and have special feathers that dissolve into powder. They use a serrated middle claw to distribute the powder which they use for preening or cleaning themselves.