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 »
Program Cancellation Policy
Programs listed in the park's seasonal program brochures must be scheduled months in advance of their printing. As the season arrives we may find that we have a shortage of staff and may have to cancel some programs. First we try to find a qualified volunteer to conduct the program. If we are unable to schedule a volunteer we will cancel the program and note the cancellation on the website.
Once a person has registered for a program it may be cancelled for one of the following two reasons.
In case of a cancelled program, park staff will contact registrants who provided a phone number or e-mail at the time of registration. If a method of contacting a registrant is not available, registrant may check the park's website no more than 24 hours before the scheduled start time.
Did You Know?
The Island Ford Visitor Contact Station was once the Summer family home of former Georgia Superior Court Judge Samuel Hewlett. Construction began in the 1930's, using timber from the Okeefenokee Swamp and stone from Stone Mountain, taking six years to complete.