• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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  • Johnson Ferry Intermittent Trail Closures

    Representatives of Colonial Pipeline Company will be working on the gas pipeline in the Johnson Ferry North unit. The work will require intermittent trail closures. For your safety please stay on designated trails and obey all trail closures.

Sidewalk Construction at Island Ford

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Date: October 8, 2009
Contact: Visitor Contact Station, 678-538-1200

On Tuesday October 13, 2009, sidewalk installation will begin at the Island Ford unit of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.  The new sidewalk will be adjacent to the entrance road to the park. The sidewalk is being installed to separate pedestrians from vehicle traffic entering the park.


Construction will be on the left side of the road as you enter the park beginning at the entrance gate. No road closures are anticipated during construction. As always use caution while driving on park roads. Construction is expected to last 4 weeks.

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.