Goat Rock Lake

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


Lake Level
405.20 FEET
7/18/2018
Full Pool: 404.0
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Johns Creek Fire rescues seven from Chattahoochee River

North Fulton

Date: 7/2/2018 12:06:00 PM

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A routine training exercise became a real rescue mission when the Johns Creek Swiftwater team assisted seven people stranded on the Chattahoochee River July 22. Johns Creek Fire Department crews were in the middle of training that

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'Exciting Project' Begins by the Chattahoochee

Construction

Date: 6/28/2018 9:11:00 PM

“It is truly an amenity that can't be built. More than 430 mi. long, the Chattahoochee River rises in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia and flows southwesterly toward the Alabama state line. It ultimately merges with the Flint River and other

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Supreme Court rules on water wars between Georgia, Florida

CBS Atlanta

Date: 6/27/2018 2:25:00 PM

Our neighbors to the south are claiming victory in a longtime fight over water from Lake Lanier. Florida claims Georgia is using too much water and Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to the judge who heard details in this decade long

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A Local's Take on 10 Hidden Trails in Atlanta

Top Summer Getaways

Date: 6/23/2018 8:21:00 PM

Nestled in the heart of a quiet residential neighborhood in Buckhead, this offshoot of the extensive Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area has two entry points and nearly 4 miles of trails, with options for both novices and advanced hikers alike

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Is the Chattahoochee river safe to swim? | Officials say yes

11Alive

Date: 6/15/2018 10:27:00 AM

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Facebook has posted that the river is safe to enter once again. After immense flooding from Subtropical Storm Alberto, it is finally safe to go inside the Hooch for recreational summer fun. The U.S. Army

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 25 Miles
• Surface Area: 940 Acres
Goat Rock Lake is a 940-acre reservoir on the Chattahoochee River, which lies directly south of Bartlett's Ferry Dam (Lake Harding) and north of Lake Oliver. The lake is created by the Goat Rock Dam and Generating Plant. The name of the dam and lake date to the construction of the dam in 1912. Reportedly, construction workers saw goats jumping onto rocks in the river.

The reservoir is extremely riverine and little more than a holding lake for hydroelectric generation for Georgia Power. Access to the lake is limited with one marina on the Georgia side and one on the Alabama side. Goat Rock has almost no recreational activity, but it is well-known among locals for fishing.
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