Chattahoochee River Trail

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Chattahoochee River Trail is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Buford, Georgia that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, birding, and fishing and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
3.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
170 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

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A nice easy nature walk by the river

Sunday, November 06, 2016

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Tuesday, October 04, 2016

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Saturday, September 10, 2016

I parked in the day use lot ($5) next to Buford Dam. From there I headed across the river to the NW side of the Chattahoochee. There is one path that takes you up a little elevation and loops back to the trail that borders the river. I ran into a guy who mentioned there was also a trail on the other side of the river, so I headed back to find that. The east side trail had a bit more elevation. The trails are well maintained and have a bit of rock and trees to traverse. I saw quite a few deer in the hills along this trail. For a beautiful Saturday am, it wasn't too crowded.

Great trail for running or hiking. Dogs and it seems like horses are also welcome.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Very well maintained trail with several different ecological systems. The main trail; along the river is flat with nice views of the river. you can also do a loop at the start of the hike with more elevation gain and lengthen the hike to about 5 miles. The trail is in the North Bowmans Island CRNRA park.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

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Sunday, April 13, 2014