• 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.

Accessibility

The park contact station and headquarters located in the historic Hewlett Lodge at Island Ford is accessible with restrooms and drinking fountain.

The picnic shelters at Abbotts Bridge, Johnson Ferry, and Powers Island are all accessible.

Restroom facilities at Jones Bridge, Johnson Ferry, Powers Island, Interstate North entrance to Cochran Shoals and Paces Mill are all accessible.

Handicap parking spaces are designated in all paved parking lots. Entrance fee stations located at parking lots are all accessible.

For more information, contact park staff at 678-538-1200 or email e-mail us

Did You Know?

Jones Bridge ruins - Photo by Matt Harr

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.