• 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

  • 04/20/2013

    Location: Chattahoochee River Environmental Education Center | Map Time: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM Fee Information: FREE, $3 daily entrance fee waived due to National Park Week. Contact Name: Island Ford Visitor Contact Station Contact Phone Number: 678-538-1200

Come out to celebrate the beginning of Earth Week and National Parks Week with an evening of fun about frogs, other amphibians, and reptiles; a campfire with marshmallows to roast; cool children's froggy crafts, frog listening sessions; and night hikes. See live frogs on the lower deck and in the Lodge and take the frog IQ test. Walk along the edge of River Glen Pond with your flashlight looking for frogs or sit quietly by Three Forks Creek listening for the frog chorus. And a very special treat for everyone; Naturalist Greg Greer of "Mr. Greg's Reptile Roadshow" will introduce you to the exciting world of reptiles with live reptiles up close and personal. Don't miss this very exciting evening as we celebrate Earth Week!

Dress for the weather; wear sturdy walking shoes and bring a jacket. Don't forget insect repellent, and your flashlight!

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

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