• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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New Phone Number for Chattahoochee River NRA 5/19/03

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Date: May 19, 2003
Contact: Riana Ventura-Bishop, Chief of Administration, 678-538-1221

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area has a new phone number.  The existing phone number, (770)399-8070, has been changed to (678)538-1200.  This change will go into effect on May 14, 2003. 

The Chattahoochee River is one of 384 parks in the National Park System.  The 48 mile river corridor stretches from Buford Dam near Lake Sydney Lanier to Peachtree Creek in downtown Atlanta.  Recreational enthusiasts enjoy canoeing & kayaking down the river, while anglers have the benefit of year-round trout fishing.  With 15 land units bordering the river, park visitors can indulge in hiking, picnicking, birding, or join a park ranger for a nature hike and learn about the rich, cultural history of the Chattahoochee River. 

Call the new phone number, (678)538-1200, to learn more about the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.

Did You Know?

Jones Bridge ruins - Photo by Matt Harr

Jones Bridge spanned the Chattahoochee River from 1904-1922, falling into disrepair in the 1930s. Half of the bridge was "stolen" in 1940, neighbors didn't know the workers cutting the bridge were not authorized to do so until it was too late.