March 03, 2014
Atlanta Area Parks Create $268 Million in 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. And according to a new NPS report, the 5.8 million visitors to the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site, and Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in 2012 spent $268,088,000 in the metro area. This spending supported 3,900 jobs.
February 18, 2014
National Park Foundation Grant to Support Trail Planning in Park
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) is one of five national parks across the country selected to participate in the 2014 Transportation Scholars program of the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America’s national parks.
February 14, 2014
National Park Service Celebrates Presidents' Day Weekend
National Park Service Celebrates Presidents’ Day Weekend with Fee-Free Days Saturday-Monday, Feb. 15-17
November 19, 2013
"Ticket to Ride"
This fall, the National Park Service brought over 800 elementary school students on free field trips to Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) through the National Park Foundation’s “Ticket to Ride” grant.
November 07, 2013
National Park Service Celebrates Veterans Day with Fee-Free Weekend
CRNRA joins the rest of the NPS in celebrating Veterans' Day 2013 by waiving all fees on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, November 9, 10, and 11.
November 01, 2013
Park Seeks Input on Proposed Annual Fee Increase
CRNRA seeks public comment on a proposed price increase for annual passes from $25 to $35. Daily passes would remain at the same price they have been since 2005, $3. Comments should be emailed to email@example.com. There will be a public open house on Tuesday, Dec. 3 to collect comments. The comment period will end on Friday, Dec. 6.
October 25, 2013
Chattahoochee River Welcomes Bill Cox as Superintendent
On Monday, October 21, Bill Cox began his new position as superintendent of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA), a unit of the National Park Service managing 48 miles of the Chattahoochee River north of Atlanta.
August 14, 2013
Outfitter Concession Opportunity Announced for Next Summer
Today the National Park Service announced a business opportunity for a concession operation at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, with watercraft rentals centered at Johnson Ferry North and Powers Island.
July 26, 2013
Homestretch Youth Internship Program Builds Job Skills and Stewardship
In June 2013, six teenage residents at Homestretch, a transitional living facility in Fulton County, worked for Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in an internship program funded by the National Park Foundation's "America's Best Idea" grant.
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.
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.