The Riverkeeper's Guide to the Chattahoochee

The Riverkeeper's Guide to the Chattahoochee

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The Chattahoochee is a prototypical American river-from its headwaters in the Blue Ridge Mountains to where it flows into Apalachicola Bay, one of the most productive estuaries in North America. This entertaining, fact-filled guide covers the Chattahoochee's entire 500 mile course and 8, 000 square mile watershed. The guide divides the river into ten sections, each of which includes a brief natural history and information on: camping, hiking, fishing, boating, and other recreational pursuits bodies of water that feed into the river cities and towns with river frontage manmade structures such as bridges, dams, and historic ruins environmental threats and preservation efforts Entertaining sidebars throughout highlight the people, history, culture, wildlife, and geography of the entire river valley. Understand the qHooch, q say those dedicated to its conservation, and you will know more about all of our country's waterways. This guide is the place to begin.There are campgrounds, day use parks, marinas and an island resort with everything from championship golf to a waterslide park. During the summer when the ski boats, houseboats and jet skis control the south end of the lake, the fishermenanbsp;...

Title:The Riverkeeper's Guide to the Chattahoochee
Author:Fred Brown, Sherri M. L. Smith, Richard Stenger
Publisher:University of Georgia Press - 1997


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