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Off-Limits Locations


The following addresses and/or establishments in Columbus, Georgia, have been placed off-limits to all military personnel within the Fort Benning area, to include: Fort Benning, Georgia; Warner Robins Air Logistics Force Base; the U.S. Naval Reserve Center, Columbus, Georgia; Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama; and the Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany, Georgia, by the AFDCB:

Off-Limits Locations:

  1. 13th Street Bridge, waters and banks of the Chattahoochee River for a distance of 1-mile above and below the 13th Street Bridge between Columbus, Georgia, and Phenix City, Alabama, are designated off-limits for recreational activities, including fishing, wading, and swimming. This does not prevent use of the River Walk or adjoining streets and sidewalks but expressly prohibits fishing, wading, and swimming in the river, or walking on rocks in the river or along the river's banks. Commercial White Water activities surrounding the 13th Street Bridge may be utilized provided it is a guided trip conducted by an approved and licensed outfitter or guide. Military personnel are required to wear approved life preservers or flotation devices during all white water activities. Viewing of the white water course is also permissible from 'Wave Island" and the bridge. Military personnel may continue to fish in this area from powerboats, provided the individuals wear approved life preservers or floatation devices.
  2. Army Concierge, 3201 1st Ave, Columbus, GA 31904; non-vetted transportation and lodging services associated with Mr. John Melton.
  3. Carousel Lounge, 3003 Victory Drive, Columbus, GA 31903.
  4. Foxy Lady, 3023 Victory Drive, Columbus, GA 31903.
  5. Combat Footgear Inc., 2039 Torch Hill Rd, Suite 104, Columbus, GA 31905. On Post activities by Combat Footgear at Ft. Benning, GA including delivery, sales, and product presentation are prohibited. Off post there are no restrictions regarding Combat Footgear Inc. business locations at 2039 Torch Hill Road, Suite 104 and 6783 Veterans Pkwy, Suite 400, Columbus, GA. Service members may utilize online and off post Combat Footgear Inc. business operations.
  6. The Shack, 3200 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36109.

Off-Limits Establishments Policy and Order PDF