• 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 »

Event Details

  • 10/19/2013

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

Join the National Park Service for a campfire, guided hikes, and a beautiful autumn evening with the glow of the moon overhead.  Roast marshmallows over an open fire, drink delicious "ranger recipe hot apple cider", and walk along a moonlit forest trail.  Discover new facts about the wildlife of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and their nocturnal habits.  Receive a complimentary Chattahoochee River Journal with wildlife lists and paw prints.  Enjoy the campfire, the moon light, and the nocturnal sights and sounds of the Chattahoochee.

Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens, notebook and pencil, and a snack. Don't forget your drinking water, insect repellent, and sunscreen!

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

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