• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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    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.

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Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)

Written Words Often Fail Us...
when we try to describe the importance and beauty of the Chattahoochee River. Sometimes the story is better told through pictures. Follow these links to pages with new sights of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.

But Remember...
as exciting as these pages may be, there's no substitute for being here. So explore these pages and let yourself become inspired to make a greater exploration, in person, of Atlanta's most misunderstood resource.

Did You Know?

Island Ford Visitor Center - Photo by Matt Harr

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.