CPC Walk and Talk Series

HELP US CELEBRATE OUR PARK’S 40th ANNIVERSARY! Forty years ago, President Jimmy Carter took the monumental step of protecting the Chattahoochee River and its land for all of us to enjoy. In honor of this anniversary, Chattahoochee Parks Conservancy has created a Walk...

Kings of Distinction Pick Up Trash at Paces Mill May 30

Thirty
nine young men picked up trash at Paces Mill. One group headed up the
Rottenwood Creek Trail. The other group cleaned the parking lots, and
picnic area. The students shoveled mounds of discarded ashes
surrounding the grills into trash bags leaving the picnic area ready
for the summer season.

The
high school students are members of the Kings of Distinction
Mentoring Program at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School,
St. Louis. The group is visiting Atlanta historical sites, meeting
with community leaders and mentoring groups, and touring colleges.
Paces Mill was chosen as their community service project.

NATIONAL TRAILS DAY – June 2nd

Each year on the first Saturday in June it is National Trails Day.  Events held throughout the United States help promote awareness of the wide variety of benefits that trails provide, encourage people to discover their local trials, raise awareness of trail issues...

Gardening Work Day at Island Ford May 12

Volunteers
weeded the native plant garden surrounding the flag pole and the
plaque recognizing CRNRA as the first National Water Trail. Visitors
walking to the Visitor Center pass native grasses, wildflowers,
ferns, red bud trees, and oak leaf hydrangeas.

Sandy Springs Trail maintenance at Island Ford

Nicks, bearms, dips.
Sandy Springs Trail (aka Cowert Tract) at Island Ford was maintained
by volunteers on May 5. A dozen volunteers debearmed the edges, to
allow water to flow smoothly across and off the trail. Nicks and dips
were cut into the trail tread in low areas to move more water off the
trail, and prevent muddy spots. 

Want to learn how to talk trail? Want
to give back to the park? Want exercise with like-minded volunteers?
Join our trail maintenance days the first Saturday of the month and
our Cochran Shoals/Sope Creek Trail Day with Mtn. Bike Atlanta the
third Saturday of the month. Check the VIP calendar for details here

Trail Day with Roswell High School

A Group of Roswell High School Band members spent the day working with David Thomas at Vickery Creek.  The students picked up garbage along Big Creek, closed a social trail and installed 3 new drains to help get the March rains off the trail and prevent erosion.  The...