Address

, Peachtree Corners, GA

Contact Info

(770) 945-1666


This 48-mile stretch of trout water begins at the base of Buford Dam, near Lake Lanier. The river is home to brown and rainbow trout; yellow perch; large-mouth, striped and shoal bass, chain pickerel, bream, catfish and crappie.

From Buford Dam to Georgia 400, 19 public access points offer bank access, wading and boating.


Restriction: The upper portion of the Chattahoochee is subject to rapid water rise, personal flotation devices are required from Buford Dam to Georgia 20.

Yelp Reviews

4 stars

Honestly don't know how to rate this. I suspect that if you have a boat or land fish then it's beautiful and wonderful. It is beautiful but not much of a... Read Full Review

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area provides some of the best parks and hiking available to Atlanta. While the Medlock Bridge unit is not very... Read Full Review

One of the smaller units of the Chattahoochee River NRA system, but definitely a fun one to hike and a really nice location on the river. I'm a frequent... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 434 traveler reviews

beautifu river

go tubing fishing or just sit and watch this quick current in the river lots of wildlife in the are to see also Read Full Review

MUST DO in Helen GA

This may be the most popular thing to do in Helen! Cool River tubing offers two tubing lengths so you can decide how long you want to be on the river. There was a lot of rain the week we stayed... Read Full Review

Great Two Hour Outing

We enjoyed the Cool River Tubing two hour excursion down the Chattahoochee River. There was no safety briefing or identifying that the water depth ranges greatly down the course of the river. The... Read Full Review

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