• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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    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 »

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    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 »

Outfitter Concession Opportunity Announced for Next Summer

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Date: August 14, 2013
Contact: Patty Wissinger, 678-538-1211

CHAT Prospectus CoverSandy Springs, Ga. - 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. “I am confident this new business opportunity will improve visitor service and safety at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area,” said Superintendent Patty Wissinger.  “The park's goal is to have the new business in place by next summer, if possible.”

This National Park Service concession opportunity welcomes proposals from qualified businesses capable of offering rentals of high quality watercraft and personal flotation devices (PFDs), retail, food and beverage, and instructional classes to people using the river.  This opportunity is now advertised on the Federal Business Opportunities website at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOI/NPS/APC-IS/CC-CHAT002-14/listing.html. All commercial outfitters interested in this opportunity are invited to visit the website for detailed information. It explains all the steps to submit an offer to the National Park Service (NPS) Southeast Regional Office.

If you have any questions about the submission process, please do not hesitate to contact Cherrie Brice (National Park Service Southeast Regional Office Concessions Specialist)


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Did You Know?

Mist forming on the Chattahoochee - Photo by Tom Wilson

Typically, rivers meander and change course over time. However, the Chattahoochee River is one of the oldest and most stable river channels within the United States, since it's essentially "locked" in place, flowing along the Brevard Fault Zone.