• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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  • 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 »

Educational Services

Listed below are the authorized educational services for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Click the web address to go to their respective website.


Kayak Classes of Georgia
125 Floss Flower Court
Roswell, GA 30076
www.KayakClassesGa.com
770-513-3900

Kayak instruction on the Chattahoochee River, primarily from Johnson Ferry North to Paces Mill.


Learning on the Log
18 Spaulding Trail
Atlanta, GA 30328
www.learningonthelog.com
678-561-7589

Hiking, team games, and boating activities for children with special needs.


Outdoor Rec Adventures, Inc.
2284 Wineleas Road
Decatur, GA 30033
www.outdoorrecadventures.com
678-358-0097

Theraputic hiking and rafting for children with cognitive learning challenges.


REI Outdoor School
6750 S. 2298th Street
Kent, WA 98032
www.REI.com/outdoorschool
253-437-5720

Experiential outdoor education on introductory hiking, cycling, navigation, paddling, climbing, and running.


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.