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Island Ford Park

8850 Roberts Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30350
+1 770-730-5600
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Good hiking area

This is one of the more quieter areas to hike along the Chattahoochee and the trails are generally... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
DM_1278
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Peaceful hiking along the Chattahoochee River

The Island Ford unit is the headquarters of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. It... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Carol A S
,
Marietta, Georgia
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8850 Roberts Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30350
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is one of the more quieter areas to hike along the Chattahoochee and the trails are generally well kept, although sometimes there are a lot of fall trees or branches.

Thank DM_1278
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

The Island Ford unit is the headquarters of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. It is one of my favorite hiking areas at any season of the year. The park offers hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing and photography in a network of trails along the...More

2  Thank Carol A S
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to hike, walk, run, and see wildlife. While I was there hiking with a group, I saw three deer, a Blue heron and other wildlife. In addition to wildlife and nature, there are some amazing views of the Chattahochee river on this trail....More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I belong to a walking group. Each week we hike one of the national trails along the Chattahoochee River. Island Ford is a beautiful hike. It begins along the river offering great views of the water and wildlife. Then it climbs up into the woods....More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

There are 5.5 miles of trail that run along the Chattahoochee River, and through the woods. I found the hike very easy (not many roots or rocks on the trail) and has moderate elevation changes. The lady in the visitor (gives great information on the...More

1  Thank cheryl h
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