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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, GA

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Four Heron Babies
Four Heron Babies

Four baby Great Blue Herons in their nest.

NPS VIP/Tom Wilson

Rafters at Devils Race Course Shoals
Rafters at Devils Race Course Shoals

Visitor enjoy navigating past the rocks in Devils Race Course shoals.

NPS VIP/Tom Wilson

Sope Creek
Sope Creek

Sope Creek served as the source of power for the Marietta Paper Mill for nearly 75 years. Today the waters of Sope Creek provide soothing sounds to drown out the sounds of the twenty first century.

NPS VIP/Tom Wilson

Cooling Off
Cooling Off

What better way to cool off on a hot summer day? You don't need a boat or tube to enjoy the waters of the Chattahoochee River. Grit your teeth or yell at your sister, once you're in the cold waters you'll realize it was worth it!

NPS VIPs/Tom Wilson

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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Today the river valley attracts us for so many reasons. Take a solitary walk to enjoy nature's display, raft leisurely through the rocky shoals with friends, fish the misty waters as the sun comes up, ...[more]

Address

1978 Island Ford Pkwy
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
Phone:(678) 538 1200
Email:chat_superintendent@nps.gov

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Directions

Start your visit to the recreation area at the Island Ford Visitor Contact Station. Here you will be able to pick up maps, as well as the latest information on the park.

Below is a map link and GPS coordinates to obtain driving directions to the Island Ford unit entrance. Click on the link and enter your current location to obtain driving directions to the park entrance. If you have a GPS unit in your vehicle, enter the GPS coordinates into your unit for driving directions to the park entrance. Once you arrive at the entrance follow the entrance road for approximately one mile to the Island Ford Visitor Contact Station.

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GPS Coordinates: 33° 59' 40.64" N 84° 20' 2.16

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Activities
  • BIKING BIKING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • PADDLING PADDLING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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