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 »
Photos & Multimedia
Written Words Often Fail Us
When we try to describe the importance and beauty of the Chattahoochee River written words often fail us. Sometimes the story is better told through pictures. Follow these links to pages with new sights of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
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?
That the word Chattahoochee means painted rock in the Cherokee language. The Cherokee made their homes along the Chattahoochee River for thousands of years until they were forced out in the 1830s.