Gainesville, Ga. – Just in time for leaf season, the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests have launched several new ways to connect with Georgia’s National Forests like never before. You can do this with any smartphone, computer, or tablet. Through tools like text messaging and a new Spanish language app, you can receive alerts, events, news, maps and more. With our Facebook page, you can share the best new adventure with all your friends, see the latest news or ask a question. So go ahead and connect with your local National Forests from wherever your path takes you today- we’ll see you there!
Twitter: Follow @ChattOconeeNF for the fastest updates and news as it happens.
Text: Text the words ‘Follow ChattOconeeNF’ to 40404 to receive updates as text messages right to your cell phone.
Facebook: Like us at tinyurl.com/orrfj5s for new stories, special features and great information.
Flickr: Follow ChattOconeeNF for amazing free images from across the Forests.
Email: Visit tinyurl.com/o9vzmuo to receive updates for land management projects. You can then choose categories of projects that interest you.
Apps: Download the Forests apps in the Google PlayStore or the AppleStore. Our apps have alerts, trails, maps, photos and much more.
Website: Visit www.fs.usda.gov/conf/ for the most detailed information about the Forests.
The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests provide the finest outdoor recreation opportunities and natural resources in Georgia. Featuring nearly 867,000 acres across 26 counties, thousands of miles of clear-running streams and rivers, approximately 850 miles of recreation trails, and dozens of campgrounds, picnic areas, and other recreation activity opportunities, these lands are rich in natural scenery, history and culture. The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests is part of the Southern Region, with the Forest Supervisor’s office in Gainesville, Georgia, managing four District units in Blairsville (Blue Ridge District), Lakemont (Chattooga River District), Chatsworth (Conasauga District), and Eatonton (Oconee District).