Rising River Waters Can Kill!
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 »
Call for Water Release Schedule
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 »
Public Input Requested for Commercial Services Strategy Proposal
Contact: Kelly Chang, 678-538-1227
Contact: William Gordon, Jr., 678-538-1227
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area has prepared a study, a Commercial Services Strategy, to identify opportunities to enhance the park’s mission and the visitor experience through public/private partnerships. The purpose of the study is to:
A public open house is scheduled for Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 6:00 pm to gather input on the proposed strategy for commercial service operations in the park. It will be held at the park’s headquarters at 1978 Island Ford Parkway, Sandy Springs, GA, 30350. More detailed information on the development of the Commercial Services Strategy for the park can be found at: http://www.nps.gov/chat/parkmgmt/commercial-services-strategy.htm.
Did You Know?
Hewlett Lodge was once the Summer home of Georgia Superior Court Justice Samuel Hewlett. Construction began in the 1930s, using timber from the near the Okeefenokee Swamp and stone from Stone Mountain, taking six years to complete. Today it is home to the Island Ford Visitor Center.