June 07, 2013
Construction Work Near Garrard Landing to Remove Old Water Facility
As DeKalb County continues to remove its old water intake and jetty this summer, visitors at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will notice some engineering work in the river downstream of Holcomb Bridge.
May 23, 2013
Shooting the Hooch: Safe, Clean Fun on Memorial Day Weekend
This Memorial Day weekend, thousands of Atlantans will beat the heat by shootin' the Hooch. Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) staff have a few tips to make your trip more enjoyable.
May 22, 2013
This Week’s National Park Getaway
Get outdoors in the Atlanta metro area and enjoy America's first National Water Trail! We've got some great ideas for a weekend on the Hooch.
May 01, 2013
Vehicle Access Ends Today at Johnson Ferry South and Indian Trail
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will close two entrances to vehicles beginning today: Johnson Ferry South and Indian Trail. Pedestrian access will still be allowed.
April 29, 2013
National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, and Sandy Springs Conduct Joint Incident Management Training
When tragedy strikes, public safety officials from many agencies must cooperate to respond effectively.
April 25, 2013
We’re Looking for a Few Good Young People!
If you’re between the ages of 15 and 19 and looking for a job this summer, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area wants to hear from you!
March 29, 2013
Park to Host Opening of New Trails at Sope Creek
The trails at Sope Creek are finally finished and it's time to ride!
March 27, 2013
Packing Out Trash Will Save $76,000 Over Six Months
The trash cans are going away.
March 18, 2013
Park to Adopt “Pack-In, Pack-Out” Trash Policy to Save Money
“Pack it in, pack it out” is a familiar slogan used in many national parks.
March 07, 2013
Date Set for Bikes on Newly Designated Sope Creek Trails: April 5, 2013
Starting Friday, April 5, 2013, bicycles will be allowed on newly designated multi-use trails at Sope Creek.
February 27, 2013
National Park Tourism in Atlanta Metro Area Creates $208 Million in Local Economic Benefit
The three National Park Service (NPS) units in the Atlanta metropolitan area tell the stories of the Civil War and the Civil Rights movement and protect more than half of the area's public green space.
February 15, 2013
Preparations Begin for Bicyclists on Trails at Sope Creek
Beginning February 22, park staff will be installing bike barriers where the newly designated multi-use trail meets pedestrian-only trails.
February 07, 2013
Third Graders’ Art and Nature Writing Goes on Exhibit at Island Ford
A colorful new exhibit has just opened at the Island Ford Visitor Center of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
September 17, 2012
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Brings Kids to Nature with "Ticket to Ride" Grant from National Park Foundation
CRNRA received a grant this fall to bring 750 students into the park on field trips. The grant was part of the National Park Foundation's "Ticket to Ride" program.