Presidential Pathways / Newnan

Chattahoochee Bend State Park

425 Bobwhite Way
Newnan, GA 30263

770-254-7271 | 800-864-7275
  • Kayaking, canoeing, boating and fishing on the Chattahoochee River.

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  • The park is located where the Chattahoochee River "bends," which is how the park got it's name.

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  • Adirondack Campsite

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  • Hiking trails along the Chattahoochee River.

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Chattahoochee Bend State Park, located in a graceful bend of the Chattahoochee River in northwest Coweta County, is a haven for paddlers, campers and anglers. At 2,910 acres, Chattahoochee Bend is one of Georgia's largest state parks, protecting seven miles of river frontage. A boat ramp provides easy access to the water, while more than four miles of wooded trails are open for hiking, biking and nature photography. An observation platform provides nice views of the river and forest.

Although most of the park has been left in its natural state, campers have many options for staying overnight within park boundaries. RV owners have their own camping section with spacious pull-through and back-in sites. Tent campers can choose from riverfront platform sites, walk-in sites and traditional developed campsites. Bathhouses with hot showers are a short walk from all campsites. Covered picnic shelters may be rented for birthday parties, reunions and other gatherings.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Daily ParkPass $5.00

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Gift Shop, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Blackberry Pickin'

    Blackberry Pickin'

    07/02/2016 - 07/02/2016

    A ranger will lead us out to the best places for blackberry picking. Visitors will receive their own 2016 Chatt Bend Blackberry Book filled with blackberry recipes. Bring your own bag/basket and you're most famous blackberry recipe (including photos) to be included in the 2017 cookbook. Cover up from sun, bugs and briers.

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  • Hike and Paddle - Fall Edition

    Hike and Paddle - Fall Edition

    07/09/2016 - 07/09/2016

    Get the best of both worlds here at the Bend - a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail to the boat launch where we'll have lunch. A short instruction session will get you on your way to a nice, easy paddle back down the Chattahoochee. Boats are available to rent or bring your own. Register in advance, space is limited. Ages 10+.

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  • Bend Fest

    Bend Fest

    09/17/2016 - 09/17/2016

    A festival hosting Georgia's own artisans, crafts, and food located right on the Chattahoochee River. Get adventurous with outdoor recreational activities, bird and nature show, hay rides, games and other fun for the family.

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