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 »
Cochran Shoals unit - Interstate North entrance
The Interstate North entrance to Cochran Shoals is located along Interstate North Parkway west of the river. Below are driving directions from Interstate 285.
From eastbound Interstate 285
From westbound Interstate 285
The Cochran Shoals area is one of the largest and most popular in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. It is an excellent place to bike or walk along the river. There is a three mile fitness trail that is also excellent for birdwatching and wetlands discovery. To download a printable trail map click here.(Requires Adobe Reader.)
Did You Know?
That the word Chattahoochee means painted rock in the Cherokee language. The Cherokee made their homes along the Chattahoochee River for thousands of years until they were forced out in the 1830s.