• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

Event Details

  • 04/19/2014

    Location: 8615 Barnwell Road, Johns Creek, Georgia, 30022 | Map Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: Island Ford Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 678-538-1200

Join National Park Service Naturalist Jerry Hightower for a campfire, guided hikes, and a beautiful spring evening with the glowing stars overhead. Wander by River glen pond or Three Forks Creek and listen to the crickets and frog chorus. Gather on the upper deck for a fantastic program by Naturalist extraordinaire, Greg Greer and his amazing array of creatures large and small. This fun and very informative program is all a part of the week long observance of Earth Day. Learn what you can do on Earth Day and every day of the year to protect the Chattahoochee river and our wonderful shared planet. Roast marshmallows over an open fire and walk along a forest trail. Receive a complimentary Chattahoochee River Naturalist Journal with wildlife lists and paw prints. Enjoy the campfire, the fragrant spring air, the stars, and the nocturnal sights and sounds of the Chattahoochee.

Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and hiking shoes. Don't forget your drinking water, insect repellent, and a flashlight. You are welcome to come early and bring a picnic.

Reservations are required; please call 678-538-1200 to make your reservation, space is limited!

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