• 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 »

Schedule Of Events

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We hate cancelling a program! Unfortunately sometimes we have no choice. While some programs fill up early and we must turn people away other times too few people are registered. So please register early to reduce program cancellations.
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Events Upcoming for July

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  • Paddle With A Ranger! Sunset on the River

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Bring your own canoe or kayak and join a park ranger for a leisurely float through the Palisades, a beautiful section of the Chattahoochee River. As twilight fades we will load our boats and depart the park just as darkness arrives. More

  • Seventh Annual Chattahoochee River Summer Splash

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Make a SPLASH! Leisurely float the 6 miles from Morgan Falls Dam to Powers Island. More

  • Walk With A Ranger

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Here's a great way to keep that New Year's resolution! More

  • Crossing at Powers Island

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    See where the only "naked assault" of the Civil War occurred as Union troops crossed the Chattahoochee River. More

 
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Volunteer hard at work on soil stabilization along new trail.

Volunteer

Have you made a habit of visiting the park on a routine basis?

Are you concerned about the health of the park and its resources?

If you can answer yes to any of these questions then join the team, Volunteers In Parks (VIP) team that is, at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. As a VIP you can take pride in helping your fellow park visitors while doing what you already enjoy.

Learn more at http://www.nps.gov/chat/supportyourpark/volunteer.htm

Did You Know?

Visit the Hooch!

That the word Chattahoochee is thought to come from a Muskogean word meaning "Marked Stoned." People have made the Chattahoochee River valley their home for thousands of years. The Cherokee were forced out in the 1830s as part of the "Trail of Tears".