Key Chattahoochee River property acquisition expands national park

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area has just been expanded.

The Trust for Public Land and the National Park Service announced the acquisition of 18.5 acres of key riverfront property in Forsyth County. It will add nearly 1,000 feet of frontage along the Chattahoochee River in Cumming.

The property will be an addition to the Bowman’s Island Unit of the National Recreation Area, creating more opportunities for a river front trail for walking, biking, and hiking as well as new access…