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Whether you tie your own flies or just like to float along, the Hooch is a great place to fish. (Photo by Tom Wilson)

Marietta Paper Mill ruins
The Sope Creek trails take visitors past the ruins of the historic Marietta Paper Mill. (Photo by Alanna Smith)

A family ride on the new trails at Sope Creek is a great way to spend a day. (Photo by Alanna Smith)

three people in a canoeHomepage photo: The Chattahoochee River is the coolest thing in town on warm spring and summer days. (Photo by Tom Wilson)

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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Get outdoors in the Atlanta metro area and enjoy America’s first National Water Trail! Here are some ideas for your weekend on the Hooch.

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area also offers a variety of annual events and programs. Check our schedule of events for dates for these classics:

Check out our park guide for maps and more information.

By Rudy Evenson, chief of visitor services, and Jerry Hightower, park ranger, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area