Major Southern metropolitan center, Atlanta, has come a long way in the last century, now a sprawling urban hub home to several universities, an expansive list of cultural sights and a well-rounded range of boutiques, bars and eateries.
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, or have a picnic on a Sunday afternoon. Experience the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area thoroughly.
Hours + Fees
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.
Map + Directions
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.
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