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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Call: (678) 538-1273 or visit www.nps.gov
Fishing, boating and walking trails along a 48-mile stretch of the Chattahoochee River at Abbotts Bridge, Highway 20 and Medlock Bridge.

Volunteer Work Day

Tuesday September 29, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
This is a great opportunity to find out what it's like to be a VIP at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Work alongside seasoned park volunteers repairing trails, removing non-native invasive plants, or picking up trash in the park. Tools and training are provided by park staff and fellow...
Cost: FREE

Sweep the Hooch

Friday April 11, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Just in time for Earth Month, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper brings annual spring cleaning of over 60 miles and 27 different sites on the Chattahoochee. Different locations include walking, wading, and paddling, so volunteers can help clean in a variety of ways. No cost to participate, but online registr...
Cost: Free

Sweep the Hooch

Friday April 12, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Geap up for another big cleanup on April 13. River cleanups not only improve the quality of our water, they are also a great way to develop a sense of river community." This is your chance to volunteer and be part of this community. The 2012 cleanup resulted in 3.81 tons of river refuse with 1.07 to...
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Wednesday Wildflower Hike

Tuesday March 26, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
See what the forest floor supports and signs of night time visitors in the soft mud along the stream on this wonderful late morning ranger-led hike.Reservations are required; please call 678-538-1200 to make your reservation, space is limited!(JH)
Cost: $3 Daily Park Pass or $25 Annual Park Pass

Second Annual Sweep the Hooch

Friday April 13, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Trout Unlimited and the National Park Service host the second annual cleanup of the 48-mile stretch of the river that winds through the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. We'll have volunteers cleaning up at 20 different sites. Spots are filling up!
Cost: Free

Discovery Walk-Gold Branch

Saturday August 20, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This morning we will be hiking the trails at the Gold Branch unit located off of Lower Roswell Road in east Cobb County.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens, notebook and pencil, and a snack...
Cost: 3.00 to park vehicle or free with annual park pass

Discovery Walk-Gold Branch

Saturday August 20, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This morning we will be hiking the trails at the Gold Branch unit located off of Lower Roswell Road in east Cobb County.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens, notebook and pencil, and a snack...
Cost: 3.00 to park vehicle or free with annual park pass

A Sibley Pond Sunset- Sope Creek

Friday August 19, 2011 12:00 am EDT
A peaceful evening on the north shore of Sibley Pond Description: Join a National Park Service Ranger for this fantastic summer evening. Roast marshmallows around the campfire. Discover nature after the sun sets on a leisurely guided night time walk searching the shores of Sibley Pond for frogs ...
Cost: 3.00 to park vehicle or Free with annual park pass

Discovery Walk-Vickery Creek (Oxbo)

Friday August 19, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This morning we will be hiking the trails at Vickery Creek in Roswell. We will meet at the trailhead located on Oxbo Drive.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens, notebook and pencil, and a sn...
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A Sibley Pond Sunset- Sope Creek

Friday August 19, 2011 12:00 am EDT
A peaceful evening on the north shore of Sibley Pond Description: Join a National Park Service Ranger for this fantastic summer evening. Roast marshmallows around the campfire. Discover nature after the sun sets on a leisurely guided night time walk searching the shores of Sibley Pond for frogs ...
Cost: 3.00 to park vehicle or Free with annual park pass

Discovery Walk-Vickery Creek (Oxbo)

Friday August 19, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This morning we will be hiking the trails at Vickery Creek in Roswell. We will meet at the trailhead located on Oxbo Drive.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens, notebook and pencil, and a sn...
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Paddle With A Ranger, Powers to Paces

Wednesday August 17, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Bring your own canoe or kayak and join the National Park Service for a leisurely paddle on the Chattahoochee River. Our down-river journey will take us past Woodland Native American village sites, the location were Sherman’s Troops outflanked the Confederate Army, suburban homes, and forests of extr...
Cost: A $3. daily entrance fee or $25. annual pass is required.

Paddle With A Ranger, Powers to Paces

Wednesday August 17, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Bring your own canoe or kayak and join the National Park Service for a leisurely paddle on the Chattahoochee River. Our down-river journey will take us past Woodland Native American village sites, the location were Sherman’s Troops outflanked the Confederate Army, suburban homes, and forests of extr...
Cost: A $3. daily entrance fee or $25. annual pass is required.

River and a Movie-Jones Bridge Creec

Friday August 12, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Bring the whole family to rediscover your closest unit of the National Park System. The evening begins with a 45-minute guided walk followed by a two-hour episode of the Ken Burns documentary, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Tonight, we will show epsiode 3. We will provide the popcorn, but...
Cost: FREE

Discovery Walk-Johnson Ferry North

Friday August 12, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This evening we will be hiking the trails at Johnson Ferry just off of Johnson Ferry Road in east Cobb County. We will meet at the Pavillion at the North Entrance.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, ...
Cost: 3.00 entrance fee or free with annual park pass

Discovery Walk-Johnson Ferry North

Friday August 12, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This evening we will be hiking the trails at Johnson Ferry just off of Johnson Ferry Road in east Cobb County. We will meet at the Pavillion at the North Entrance.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, ...
Cost: 3.00 entrance fee or free with annual park pass

River and a Movie-Jones Bridge Creec

Friday August 12, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Bring the whole family to rediscover your closest unit of the National Park System. The evening begins with a 45-minute guided walk followed by a two-hour episode of the Ken Burns documentary, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Tonight, we will show epsiode 3. We will provide the popcorn, but...
Cost: FREE

Sunset Stroll-Indian Trail

Thursday August 11, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This evening we will be hiking the trails at Palisades east of the river in Sandy Springs. We will meet at the Indian Trail entrance parking lot.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens, noteboo...
Cost: 3.00 entrance fee or free with annual park pass

Sunset Stroll-Indian Trail

Thursday August 11, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This evening we will be hiking the trails at Palisades east of the river in Sandy Springs. We will meet at the Indian Trail entrance parking lot.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens, noteboo...
Cost: 3.00 entrance fee or free with annual park pass

Sunset Stroll-Island Ford

Tuesday August 9, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This evening we will be hiking the trails at Island Ford off of Roberts Drive in Sandy Springs. We will meet at the Hewlett Lodge at the end of the park road.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand ...
Cost: 3.00 for entrance fee or free with annual park pass

Sunset Stroll-Island Ford

Tuesday August 9, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This evening we will be hiking the trails at Island Ford off of Roberts Drive in Sandy Springs. We will meet at the Hewlett Lodge at the end of the park road.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand ...
Cost: 3.00 for entrance fee or free with annual park pass

addle With A Ranger, Johnson Ferry to Paces Mill

Saturday August 6, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Johnson Ferry Unit to Paces Mill UnitSeven Mile Canoe & Kayak FloatSaturday; August 6, 2011 10:00 am – 4:00 pmDescription: Bring your own canoe or kayak and join the National Park Service for a leisurely paddle on the Chattahoochee River.Bring: Bring your lunch, water, and we will picnic along...
Cost: 3.00 entrance fee or free with annual park pass

addle With A Ranger, Johnson Ferry to Paces Mill

Saturday August 6, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Johnson Ferry Unit to Paces Mill UnitSeven Mile Canoe & Kayak FloatSaturday; August 6, 2011 10:00 am – 4:00 pmDescription: Bring your own canoe or kayak and join the National Park Service for a leisurely paddle on the Chattahoochee River.Bring: Bring your lunch, water, and we will picnic along...
Cost: 3.00 entrance fee or free with annual park pass

Discovery Walk-Akers Drive

Saturday August 6, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This morning we will be hiking the trails at Palisades west of the river in east Cobb County. We will meet at the parking lot at the Akers Drive entrance.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens...
Cost: 3.00 entrance (parking) fee or free with annual pass

Discovery Walk-Akers Drive

Saturday August 6, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This morning we will be hiking the trails at Palisades west of the river in east Cobb County. We will meet at the parking lot at the Akers Drive entrance.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens...
Cost: 3.00 entrance (parking) fee or free with annual pass

Sunset Stroll-Gold Branch

Tuesday August 2, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This evening we will be hiking the trails at the Gold Branch unit located off of Lower Roswell Road in east Cobb County.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens, notebook and pencil, and a snack...
Cost: The $3 daily park entrance fee is not required for vehicles displaying a current Annual Park Pass.

Sunset Stroll-Gold Branch

Tuesday August 2, 2011 12:00 am EDT
This evening we will be hiking the trails at the Gold Branch unit located off of Lower Roswell Road in east Cobb County.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Bring a day pack with your camera, binoculars, hand lens, notebook and pencil, and a snack...
Cost: The $3 daily park entrance fee is not required for vehicles displaying a current Annual Park Pass.

Summer Splash-Morgan Falls Dam to Powers Island

Saturday July 30, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Make a big splash at the coolest event this summer, the Fourth Annual Summer Splash! Float in a kayak, canoe or raft and beat the heat in your six-mile journey of discovery down the Chattahoochee River. After completing the float enjoy an afternoon of music, food and fun for the entire family at the...
Cost: FREE

Summer Splash-Morgan Falls Dam to Powers Island

Saturday July 30, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Make a big splash at the coolest event this summer, the Fourth Annual Summer Splash! Float in a kayak, canoe or raft and beat the heat in your six-mile journey of discovery down the Chattahoochee River. After completing the float enjoy an afternoon of music, food and fun for the entire family at the...
Cost: FREE

Sunset Stroll-Whitewater

Thursday July 28, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Details: This evening we will be hiking the trails at Palisades east of the river. We will meet at the parking lot at the Whitewater Creek entrance.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Don't forget your drinking water, insect repellent, and sunsc...
Cost: Free with Annual Pass, or pay 3.00 fee entrance

Sunset Stroll-Whitewater

Thursday July 28, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Details: This evening we will be hiking the trails at Palisades east of the river. We will meet at the parking lot at the Whitewater Creek entrance.Dress for the weather; wear comfortable outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. Don't forget your drinking water, insect repellent, and sunsc...
Cost: Free with Annual Pass, or pay 3.00 fee entrance

Paddle With A Ranger, Powers to Paces

Wednesday July 27, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Bring your own canoe or kayak and join a ranger for a very leisurely float on the Chattahoochee River.Location: We will meet at Powers Island, 5862 Interstate North Pkwy., Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328 and quickly unload all of our equipment. We will then take the majority of the vehicles to Paces M...
Cost: Free with Annual Pass or pay 3.00 entrance fee

Paddle With A Ranger, Powers to Paces

Wednesday July 27, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Bring your own canoe or kayak and join a ranger for a very leisurely float on the Chattahoochee River.Location: We will meet at Powers Island, 5862 Interstate North Pkwy., Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328 and quickly unload all of our equipment. We will then take the majority of the vehicles to Paces M...
Cost: Free with Annual Pass or pay 3.00 entrance fee

Frog Frolic

Friday May 6, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Start the evening with songs around a campfire while roasting marshmallows. Then join the ranger led night hike along the river and wetlands, looking and listening for frogs and other nocturnal wildlife.
Cost: $3 daily entrance fee

Prayers for Peace: A Water Blessing

Saturday October 2, 2010 12:00 am EDT
Join us at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area as we promote peace and unity in our world! By assisting in shifting the vibration of the Chattahoochee River, we assist in shifting the vibration of all water in our area and even our globe. The event and prayers are non-denominational a...
Cost: Free
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Dunwoody, GA 30350
(678) 538-1273
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