Map of the Chattahoochee Riverwalk, GA


Chattahoochee Riverwalk, Georgia

Chattahoochee Riverwalk, Georgia

Chattahoochee Riverwalk, Georgia


15 miles




Columbus, Fort Benning


views of the Chattahoochee River, local parks, historic sites, museums, bridges, restaurants


Phenix City Riverwalk

Fall Line Trace



The Chattahooche Riverwalk is a 15-mile long paved pathway system that extends from north of US Highway 80 to Fort Benning. The riverwalk is a premier attraction for the City of Columbus and takes visitors past many of the city's main attractions. The walkway offers beautiful views of the river, thickly forested natural areas, lovely landscaping, museums, restaurants, and parks.

Attractions along the river include several places to see rushing waterfalls, and the Chattahooche Riverwalk goes past the Columbus Georgia Convention and Trade Center and the Columbus Civic Center. There is also the Frank K. Martin Pedestrian Bridge that takes trail users across the Chattahoochee River to Phenix City, Alabama, allowing trail users take a loop by using the Phenix City Riverwalk on the west side of the river and then come back via the other bridges located to the south.


The Chattahooche Riverwalk is paved for the entire route. The pathway is open for bike riding, running and walking.

The majority of the route for the Chattahoochee Riverwalk is located away from streets and congestion. There are few road crossings along the trail.


The Chattahooche Riverwalk goes past the following communities: Columbus and Fort Benning.

Points of Interest

The Chattahooche Riverwalk goes past the following points of interest:

Lake Oliver Dam
Rivermill Event Center
North Highlands Dam
Battle of Columbus Battlefield
Frank K. Martin Pedestrian Bridge
Woodruff Riverfront Park
Riverwalk Amphitheater
Columbus Georgia Convention & Trade Center
Coca Cola Space Science Center
Chattahoochee Promenade
Golden Ball Park
Columbus Civic Center
National Civil War Naval Museum
Rotary Park
Bridge over Bull Creek
Rigdon Park
Oxbow Creek Golf Course
The National Infantry Museum
Osbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
Fort Benning
Nearby Trails

Phenix City Riverwalk: the 1.3-mile long paved pathway sits on the opposite side of the Chattahoochee River from Columbus. The two trails are connected by the Frank K. Martin Pedestrian Bridge at the west end of 14th Street. the pedestrian walkway on the bridge at 13th Street and the pedestrian walkway on the bridge at Dillingham Street.

Fall Line Trace: the two trails come within 3/4 of a mile from each other on the north side of Downtown Columbus.

End Points

The north end of the Chattahooche Riverwalk is located along the road near Lake Oliver Marina and Lake Oliver Dam. This point can be reached off of River Road to the north of the J. R. Allen Parkway.

The south end of the riverwalk is located along Baltzell Avenue to the east of Lumkin Road in Fort Benning.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Chattahooche Riverwalk.