CAMPFIRE BAN: Due to drought conditions and high winds, all fires are banned in the park at this time. Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire or campfire anywhere on the park (including fire rings in developed campsites) is prohibited. The potential for wildfire activity is very high across much of Georgia where severe to exceptional drought conditions are being experienced. Commercially available fuel stoves (camp stoves) are excluded from this restriction.
DECEMBER 12–14 CLOSURE: The park will be CLOSED to the public during the Quota Hunt on December 12th, 13th, and 14th, 2016. ALL day-use and overnight facilities including biking and hiking trails will be closed for this project. The park will reopen at 7 a.m. December 15, 2016. We apologize for any inconvenience and really appreciate your patience during this natural resource project.
NOTICE: The North Platform/Backcountry Primitive Campsites are closed until January 31, 2017 due to a timber cut.
"Chattahoochee Bend State Park allows you to maneuver through the shoals of the riveting river, explore wooded trails teeming with unique plant and wildlife and embark on a natural journey that refreshes and revitalizes the spirit."
Chattahoochee Bend State Park showcases a spectacular tract of wilderness in northwest Coweta County. Located in a graceful bend of the Chattahoochee River, the park is a haven for paddlers, campers and anglers. At 2,910 acres, Chattahoochee Bend is one of Georgia’s largest state parks, protecting five miles of river frontage. A boat ramp provides easy access to the water, while more than six miles of wooded trails are open for hiking and nature photography. An observation platform provides nice views of the river and forest.
Although most of the park has been left in its natural state, campers have many options for staying overnight within park boundaries. RV owners will enjoy the camping section with sunny pull-through and back-in sites. Tent campers can choose from riverfront platform sites, walk-in sites and traditional developed campsites. The park even offers screened Adirondack-style shelters for families and groups who want a unique camping experience. Bathhouses with hot showers are a short walk from most campsites. Covered picnic shelters may be rented for birthday parties, reunions and other gatherings.
$5 parking. Annual passes available.
7 a.m.–10 p.m.
Gates lock at 10 p.m. No late access.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Accommodations & Facilities:
• 2,910 Acres
• 25 RV Campsites ($26)
• 9 Tent Drive-In Campsites ($23)
• 11 Tent Walk-In Campsites ($15)
• 7 Riverside Platform Campsites ($15)
• 7 Riverside Backcountry/Paddle-In Campsites ($9/person) — 5.5-mile hike or paddle to campground steps; check in by 1 p.m. required
• Adirondack Group Camping ($75)
• 2 Picnic Shelters ($35)
• Boat Ramp
• Gift Shop
Things To Do & See:
• Hiking — 12 miles of trails
• Kayak & Canoe Rental
• Park Paddlers Club
• Mountain Biking ($3 fee) — 3.2 miles of trails
• Callaway Gardens
• Columbus, Georgia
• F.D. Roosevelt State Park
• Historic Newnan
• Historic Banning Mills
• Pine Mountain, Georgia
• Powers (Crossroads) Pavilion
• Roosevelt’s Little White House Historic Site
• Thomaston, Georgia