• Mist rising of the river at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.

    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

  • 07/26/2013

    Location: 8615 Barnwell Road, Johns Creek, GA 30022 | Map Time: 8:30 PM to 10:30 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 summer evening with the glowing stars overhead.  Roast marshmallows over an open fire, have a cup of lemonade, and walk along a forest trail. Enjoy interesting, interactive programs on the upper deck.  Discover new facts about the wildlife of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and their nocturnal habits. Receive a complimentary Chattahoochee River Naturalist Journal with wildlife lists and paw prints. Enjoy the summer night, campfire, the stars, and the nocturnal sights and sounds of the Chattahoochee.

Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and hiking shoes. Don't forget your drinking water, insect repellent, and a flashlight.

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

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