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    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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Paces Mill and Gold Branch Units Reopen 6/19/03

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Date: June 19, 2003
Contact: Nancy Poe, Chief of Resource Education, 678-538-1241

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area has reopened Paces Mill, which was recently closed due to flooding and raw sewage spills.  The Cobb County Water System has cleaned up the spills, and it is now safe for visitor use.

Gold Branch, located on Lower Roswell Road, will reopen Friday June 20.  The heavy rains from the past two days has created severe gullies to the entrance road.  Park staff is currently regarding the roadway for safe access by vehicles.


Did You Know?

Life Jackets Required

A U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is required for each person onboard a watercraft. Any child under the age of 13 is required to wear a PFD while the watercraft is underway. A watercraft is defined as any boat, inner tube, air mattress, or any other floating device.