Start your visit to the park at the Hewlett Lodge Visitor Center located in the Island Ford unit in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Here you will be able to obtain a Park Pass or an America the Beautiful Pass. View the exhibits about the park and pick up the free Junior Ranger Books and hiking maps and get all your questions about the park answered by the park ranger on duty. And don't forget to pick up a souvenir or two from the Eastern bookstore.
To find the Island Ford Visitor Center enter the physical address listed below into your GPS unit or your favorite map software.
8800 Roberts Drive
Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350.
Once you have arrived at 8800 Roberts Drive turn onto Island Ford Parkway at the large Island Ford entrance sign. Follow the signs to the Park Headquarters where the visitor center is located.
If you are looking for directions to one of the 14 other units that make up the park visit our Driving Directions to All Park Units page.
Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Do you plan to travel to the park in an alternative fuel vehicle? If so, good for you! Your actions help us reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce petroleum use. Plan your trip with the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the Department of Energy.