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 »
Chattahoochee River Closure
Contact: Visitor Contact Station, 678-538-1200
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area announces the closure of the Chattahoochee River from Holcomb Bridge south to Peachtree Creek due to raw sewage resulting from recent flooding. Several units and their facilities within the park are now closed. These units include Paces Mill, Whitewater, Powers Island, Interstate North, Columns Drive, Johnson Ferry South, Johnson Ferry North, Vickery Creek, and Abbotts Bridge. All park boat launch points are also closed. For safety precautions, no access will be allowed until the land dries out.
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