Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is a breath of fresh air in the midst of a bustling metro area. Though downtown Atlanta lies a short drive south, it's easy to imagine that you're deep in the wilderness as you stand on the banks of the river surrounded by a lush forest. Here, you can float 48 miles of the Chattahoochee River, explore the park's many separate units, or hike and bike miles of well-kept trails. With its exceptional trout fishing, the region offers year-round angling opportunities. Most days are mild to hot, ensuring that you can get out and enjoy the park any month of the year.

Where to Stay

RV Parks & Campgrounds Near Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

RV camping is a wonderful way to lose yourself in the natural beauty of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Enjoy evenings around the fire and mornings overlooking the river in between cozy, restful nights of sleep. To make your trip easier, try an RV rental. RVshare makes it a breeze to choose and book the perfect motorhome in a location that's convenient for you.

RV Rentals Near Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is spread over multiple units, each with a set of trails that are open to hiking and biking. If you want to be near the water, bring a picnic to enjoy by the shore or spend time fishing for trout and bass. No matter where you go, you'll find excellent dining and shopping within a short drive. 

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How To Get To Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area stretches along 48 miles of the river in a variety of different units. To reach the Island Ford Visitor Center from Atlanta, head north on I-84 and turn north on GA-400 at Exit 87. GA-400 turns into Highway 19, which passes just west of the visitor center. If you're heading to the area around Lake Lanier, continue north to Cumming and head east on GA-20.

Address

8800 Roberts Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350

Fee: Entry Fee (per vehicle) $5

Whether you live in Atlanta or you're coming in from elsewhere, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is a beautiful balance to the bustling metro area. At your campsite, the natural beauty of the river and the forest surround you, creating a sense of wilderness that's usually tough to find so close to a population center. An RV is a wonderful way to experience the area, creating a comfortable bed and an excellent rest after days of hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming.