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 »
Call for Water Release Schedule
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 »
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Projects
Contact: Visitor Contact Station, 678-538-1200
Earlier in the year, the National Park Service received funding for 800 projects totaling $750 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Of that, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area received $736,000 to fund four projects. The park staff has been working hard to ensure timely contracting and completion of these projects. As of July 7, 2009, the status of the four projects is as follows:
Did You Know?
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.