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.
Special Use Permit (SUP)
A Special Use Permit is required for sporting events, pageants, regattas, public spectator attractions, entertainment, ceremonies, public assemblies, meetings, gatherings, demonstrations, parades, and sale or distribution of printed matter that occur on the land or water of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
Open the Special Use Permit Locations (PDF, revised 03/07/2014)
Open the Special Use Permit Instructions (PDF, revised 02/10/2014)
Open the Special Use Permit Application (PDF, revised 02/10/2014)
For addition information about Special Use Permits contact the park at 678-538-1200.
Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit
If you are planning to do commercial filming or still photography in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area you must have a Special Use Permit. Below are links to instructions and application for a permit.
Open the Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit Instructions (PDF, revised 02/28/2014)
Open the Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit Application (PDF, revised 02/10/2014)
For addition information about Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permits contact the park at 678-538-1200
Commercial Use Authorization (CUA)
A Commercial Use Authorization is a permit necessary to conduct business in the park in any way. CUAs can include: fishing instruction, exercise classes, boat rentals, river tours, shuttle services, etc. Permits will only be considered for activities that relate to the park's reason for establishment. Doing Business With The Park will give you complete details about obtaining a CUA to conduct business in the park.
Did You Know?
Great Blue Herons stand up to four feet tall and have special feathers that dissolve into powder. They use a serrated middle claw to distribute the powder which they use for preening or cleaning themselves.