• 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

  • 11/28/2012

    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

Take a ranger-led hike across scenic Vickery Creek, through the covered bridge, and into the forest with its abundance of native azaleas, Rhododendron, and Mountain Laurel. Walk along a nineteenth century road trace under glorious Big Leaf Magnolias. See the Mill dam waterfall and ruins of the once bustling mills. Learn facts and a fable or two about the human as well as natural history of this extraordinary area amongst beautiful ferns and wildflowers.

Dress for the weather; wear very comfortable hiking shoes and dress in layers so that you can adjust to changes in the temperature and your activity level. Don't forget drinking water, binoculars, hand lens, notebook, and camera!

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

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