Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests close some low-lying recreation sites

Press Release



ALERT: The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests is closing several low-lying recreation sites and areas in the predicted path of Tropical Storm Fred ( beginning Tuesday, August 17. The sites and roads will remain closed until the storm passes and sites are safe for visitors. A Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for areas of the national forest.

Temporarily Closed Sites and Areas (subject to change):


Oconee Ranger District (Eatonton 706-485-7110):

Conasauga Ranger District (Chatsworth 706-695-6736):

Blue Ridge Ranger District (Blairsville 706-745-6928):

Chattooga River District (Lakemont 706-754-6221):

  • Oakey Mountainand Moates Knob OHV Trails
  • Lake Russell WMA
  • Upper Chattahoochee WMA
  • Warwoman WMA
  • White Oak Gap Road (FSR 244)

Please visit the Recreation Condition Report to learn the current status for developed recreation sites:

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