• 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.

Event Details

  • 08/28/2013

    Location: south end of Mill Street, Roswell, GA 30075 | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: Island Ford Visitor Contact Station Contact Phone Number: 678-538-1200

Join park ranger Jerry Hightower for a walk back in time and stroll from the historic Roswell Mill building past the brick machine shop and along Vickery Creek. Learn the stories behind the old stone walls and rusted remnants of this once bustling industrial area. Become acquainted with many of the plants along the easy path that were used by the first inhabitants and settlers for food, medicine, and dye. There may be a fable or two mixed in with the many fascinating facts, this is an easy and enjoyable ways to gain a better understanding of this small part of the Chattahoochee watershed's rich and diverse history.

Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and shoes suitable for walking on a forest trail. Don't forget drinking water, insect repellent, sunscreen, binoculars, magnifying glass, camera, notebook, and pencil!

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

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