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 »
New Volunteer Hiking Patrol at the Chattahoochee River NRA 4/19/04
Contact: John Huth, Park Ranger, 678-538-1246
Do you enjoy hiking along the trails at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area? Are you a frequent walker at Cochran Shoals, Island Ford, Vickery Creek, or any of the other 12 land units along the river? Join the new volunteer hiking patrol for the National Park Service. The goal of this program is to provide an additional set of eyes and ears for park staff along the 48- mile stretch of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the volunteer hiking patrol, call the park for an application at 678-538-1200.
Did You Know?
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