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Island Ford

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area: Island Ford

8850 Roberts Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350

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Island Ford Park hosts three miles of hiking trails following the grand, wide-flowing Chattahoochee River in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area north of Atlanta.

Visit Island Ford Park on atlantatrails.com to learn more.

Hewlett Lodge
Hewlett Lodge was once the Summer home of Georgia Superior Court Justice Samuel Hewlett. Construction began in the 1930s, using timber from the near the Okeefenokee Swamp and stone from Stone Mountain, taking six years to complete. Today it is home to the Island Ford Visitor Center.

Rock Overhangs
Prehistoric people would shelter under the large rock overhangs found along the Chattahoochee River. Indian village sites once flourished along this rich corridor of fertile soils.

National Parks Service
The National Parks Service Chattahoochee River website is a great resource for learning more about recreation on and around the river.

Island Ford North Trail Map
Island Ford South Trail Map
Island Ford Hewlett Lodge Trail Map

10.464 acres
AMENITIES:
Fishing
Walking/Hiking Trails

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