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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  • Adirondack Campsite

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  • Hiking trails along 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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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


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Gift Shop, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • River Flood Clean Up Efforts

    River Flood Clean Up Efforts

    02/27/2016 - 02/27/2016

    Our team has been working hard to clean up the site of the flood at the Bend, but we still need a hand in clean-up efforts. Donate 2 hours of your day with us to walk the river side to collect trash that has washed up on shore. Volunteers get cool swag! Please call and let us know you're coming.

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  • Easter Eggcitement at the Bend

    Easter Eggcitement at the Bend

    03/26/2016 - 03/26/2016

    Bring your baskets and camera; 1000 candy and prize filled eggs and the Easter bunny will be here. Age groups 0-4, 5-8, 9-12. After the hunt, get drawing in the sidewalk chalk art contest. The contest is for age groups 4-8 and 9-13. Chalk is provided. Prizes for each age group will be announced at 3:30 p.m. Free finger painting for all ages.

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  • Sweep the Hooch 2016

    Sweep the Hooch 2016

    04/09/2016 - 04/09/2016

    We are gearing up for another big cleanup of the Chattahoochee River. In 2015, 500 walkers, waders, and paddlers removed 14,320 lbs. or 7.16 tons of trash out of a 60-mile stretch of river. This is your chance to volunteer and be part of this community. Register at

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  • Morning Botanic Hike and Afternoon Barks and Rec

    Morning Botanic Hike and Afternoon Barks and Rec

    04/30/2016 - 04/30/2016

    Join us for a guided botanic hike around the parks spectacular granite outcrops highlighting the diverse plant and wildlife. Hike begins at 10 a.m. and is a one mile easy loop. At 1 p.m., we'll teach you how to craft your dog a new toy using two old t-shirts (bring your own shirts), then we'll go on a dog pack hike. Your dog will love you for it. Please preregister.

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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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