Chattahoochee Park

Quick Facts

Chattahoochee Park

Alabama

(334) 522-3607

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Things To Do

Overview

Chattahoochee Park is located in Houston County in the southeast corner of Alabama. It takes its name from the nearby Chattahoochee River, and offers a scenic 596-acres. Recreational vehicles are allowed, there are picnic areas, hiking trails, horseback riding opportunities, biking trails and swimming areas. Fishing and camping is also available. The park also offers handicapped hunting facilities during deer season. 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. Enjoy the river, where you can kayak, tube, or float down the river! Swimming in the summer months is also a fun activity, but be careful, the water is colder than you might think. Always bring flotation devices and be aware of strong currents that may pose a safety hazard. The park is full of excitement - always be prepared!

Map of Chattahoochee Park (AL)

Latitude, Longitude: 31.016456, -85.040360

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    In the Cochran Shoals area, bike riding is permitted (on designated trails) and a mountain bike area is provided for the more daring.

  • Camping

    No established campsites.

  • Fishing

    Fishing the Chattahoochee River year-round for its trout, bass, catfish, and other species can be a great experience. The river stays a cool temperature year-round, rarely getting warmer than 50 degress Farenheit. The river within the park is open for fishing from 30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset. Night fishing is not permitted in the park.

  • Hiking

    There are many trails along the river.

  • Horseback Riding

    Horseback riding enthusiasts can travel to Bowmans Island for a peaceful ride on the trails there.

  • Hunting

    Handicapped hunting facilities are offered during deer season.

  • Picnicking

    There are many places to picnic in the park.

  • RVing

    Please contact the park for information on RVing.

  • Water Sports

    Swimming, tubing, and other river sports are popular here at Chattahoochee Park.

Seasonality/Weather

The park is open for day-use only from dawn to dusk year round. Dawn is defined as 30 minutes before legal sunrise and dusk is defined as 30 minutes after legal sunset. The sunrise and sunset hours are posted at the information kiosk located through out the park.

Island Ford Visitor Contact Station at Island Ford is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM except December 25th.

Directions

Driving

Northbound US 19 and GA 400: Take exit #6 (Northridge Road). Coming off the exit, stay in the right lane, cross over GA 400, and turn right onto Dunwoody Place. Go 0.5 miles to Roberts Drive. Turn right and proceed 0.7 miles to the park entrance on your right.

Southbound US 19 and GA 400: Take exit #6 (Northridge Road). Continue straight ahead at the traffic light onto Dunwoody Place. Go 0.5 miles to Roberts Drive. Turn right and proceed 0.7 miles to the park entrance on your right.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(334) 522-3607

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