Barricades were removed from the Chattahoochee Riverwalk late Wednesday and the trail was reopened to the public.
"We still have some sanitizing to do but all the mud is gone," said Gary Stickles, director of the Columbus Public Services Department. "It's safe for pedestrians, bicyclers and runners."
Heavy rains from north Georgia flooded the Riverwalk and left mud and debris after water receded. Flooding had forced officials to close the southern end of the 15-mile path.
Stickles said he traveled the entire stretch of the Riverwalk on Wednesday. "It looks good."