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 »
11/28/2012Location: 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!