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...

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


Island Ford Park hosts three miles of hiking trails following the grand, wide-flowing Chattahoochee River in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area north of Atlanta.

Visit Island Ford Park on atlantatrails.com to learn more.

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Cochran Shoals Trail at the Chattahoochee River is great for running, hiking, and mountain biking. Stroll along the wide riverside path, or explore the vast network of paths comprising the adjoining Sope Creek Trail that lead to an old family cemetery, Sibley Pond, and the Marietta Paper Mill. Wheth... | more...


Powers Island Trail is a part of Powers Island is one of the most serene sections of the recreation area and less traffic than its popular neighbor, Interstate North, just across the Chattahoochee River. A narrow trail makes a 2.5-mile loop as it follows the riverbank, offers broad views of the Chat... | more...
1978 Island Ford Parkway
Dunwoody, GA 30350
(678) 538-1273