• 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.

US 41 Road and Bridge Widening

The Georgia Department of Transportation is proposing to widen US 41 in the vicinity of the Chattahoochee River. The road widening project will require the temporary use of Chattahoochee River National Recreation land for construction activities. In addition, the project involves the replacement of the bridge over the river within the park boundary.

US 41 Statement of Findings (3.6 MB, PDF file)

Did You Know?

A Rainbow Trout before release - Photo by Russell Virgilio

All Trout have a protective membrane or "slime coat" that covers their scales and is their first line of defense against infection and disease. Damage to this coating can severely hurt the fish. Wetting your hands or limiting contact with the fish increases the likelihood that the fish will survive.