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 »
Two New Restroom Facilities Open
Contact: Visitor Information Center, 678-538-1200
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area has opened two new restroom facilities, replacing facilities damaged beyond repair by last fall’s flooding. The first is located next to the pavilion at Johnson Ferry North, replacing the old restrooms in the pavilion. The second facility is located at the Paces Mill unit replacing the old concessioner/restroom building. The new facilities feature energy and water saving features, using sustainable construction methods. These new facilities represent a significant improvement of park structures for the benefit of the park visitors.
Did You Know?
Jones Bridge spanned the Chattahoochee River from 1904-1922, falling into disrepair in the 1930s. Half of the bridge was "stolen" in 1940, neighbors didn't know the workers cutting the bridge were not authorized to do so until it was too late.