Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Planning Your Visit

Operating Hours & Seasons

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

Day-use only. The park is open 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.

Fees & Reservations

Although there are no entrance fees, Chattahoochee NRA has instituted a daily parking fee for most units of the park. Parking costs $3 per day or $25 for a 12-month pass.

Directions

To start your visit at the Island Ford Visitor Contact Station:

Northbound 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 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.

Call the Visitor Contact Station at 678-538-1200 if you have any questions.

Contact Information

By Phone:
Island Ford Visitor Contact Station
678-538-1200

Park Dispatch
770-952-0370 Emergency Number
678-538-1273 Non-emergency Number

By Mail:
Chattahoochee National Recreation Area
1978 Island Ford Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30350

By Fax:
770-399-8087