Atlanta Metro / Sandy Springs

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Johnson Ferry unit, North entrance

8800 Roberts Dr.
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

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Situated along the Chattahoochee River, this park at Johnson Ferry North has 2.5 miles of trails that are excellent for viewing plants and wildlife. There is a boat launch and a covered pavilion that is a great place to relax after a hike.

The North entrance is located at the corner of Johnson Ferry Road and Columns Drive in Marietta, Georgia.

The park is open from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

You can find map, guides and brochures on the website to download for the trip.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Monday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Tuesday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Wednesday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Thursday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Friday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM
    Saturday: 6:00AM - 7:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    America the Beautiful , Annual Pass for U.S. Military Free

    America the Beautiful, Access Pass Free

    America the Beautiful, Annual Pass $80.00

    America the Beautiful, Senior Pass $10.00


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch

    Free Parking

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round


    Near Interstate Highway



    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages