Chattahoochee RiverLands

What We’re Doing

Creating 100 miles of new trails and parks, connecting 19 cities across 7 counties, and building 42 water access points and 8 campsites.

Our Goal

Ensure every person in the metro Atlanta region has access to the benefits and joys of the outdoors. 

Chattahoochee Riverlands by the numbers
miles of trails and green spaces along the river
people connected to the outdoors
tributary trails connecting neighborhoods to the river trail
miles of camp and paddle trails
A Big, Bold Vision for Metro Atlanta
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About This Project
  • What does it take to transform a river corridor from endangered to exemplary? Spanning 100 miles from Buford Dam north of Atlanta to Chattahoochee Bend State Park, the Chattahoochee RiverLands is a network of greenways, a blueway (the river itself), tributary trails, and parks—all working together to connect people to the outdoors. When completed, it will link 19 cities and seven counties and include 42 water access points and eight campsites. No wonder it’s on track to be Atlanta’s—and Georgia’s—defining public space for generations to come.

    But this project isn’t special just because it is massive and transformative.

    This stretch of river is profoundly important as an everyday joy to those who helped shape it—and those who will enjoy it for years to come. It is through their eyes and experiences that the project’s scope and impact are best conveyed. These are a few of their stories and the outcomes they illustrate.

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  • The Chattahoochee RiverLands Greenway Study was managed by a joint Project Management Team (PMT) consisting of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), Trust for Public Land (TPL), Cobb County, and the City of Atlanta. The project was designed in collaboration with the Chattahoochee Working Group (CWG), a collection of stakeholders, residents, and political officials working
    within the study area.


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Get in Touch With Our Georgia Team
Atlanta Office

600 West Peachtree Street, NW
Suite 1840
Atlanta, GA, 30308
(404) 873-7306

Vice President Southern Region, Georgia State Director

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