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Tubing And Canoeing in Blue Ridge Georgia

Whitewater Rafting

- Ocoee River
The Ocoee River, host to the 1996 Olympic whitewater venue, has 2 five mile sections of big waves and continuous rapids. The Ocoee Whitewater Center has Guided and Individual rafting tours available.
Rapids range from Class III - IV
Call -  423-496-5197

- Cartecay River
Cartecay River is an 11 mile run east of Ellijay. 
Rapids range from Class I - III

- Cooper Creek
Cooper Creek located 14.5 miles south of Blairsville it has a 7 mile floatable section that  begins 4 miles west of Lake Winfield Scott. 
Rapids range from Class I - III

Whitewater Companies

-Ocoee Adventure Center
Call - 888-723-8622 - Larry Mashburn

- Ocoee Rafting
Call - 800-251-4800 - Greg Griggs

- Rolling Thunder River Company
Call - 800-408-7238 - Charles Miller
Canoes, rafting, tubing, and funyak rentals on the Toccoa River also available.

- Southeastern Expeditions
Call - 800-868-7238

- Wildwater LTD
Call - 423-496-4904
Call - 800-451-9972 - Jan Beck

Canoeing, Kayaking and Tubing

- Nottley River
The Nottley River located on the west side of U.S. 19/129 south of Blairsville is a popular tubing and canoeing river. 
Rapids range from Class I - II

- Toccoa River
Tube or canoe the Toccoa River. The Toccoa River Canoe Trail is a 17.3 mile run from Deep Hole Recreation Area to Lake Blue Ridge. It is one of the prettiest streams in the state.
Rapids range from Class I - III

Float fishing on this river trail or below Blue Ridge dam to McCaysville is a popular pastime.

Toccoa Valley Campground
11481 Aska Road
Canoe Rentals
Call - 706-838-4317

- Ellijay River

- Fightingtown Creek

White water rafting in the mountains of North Georgia

From March to October the Ocoee River comes alive with whitewater enthusiasts from around the world who journey to shoot the world-class rapids in rafts, canoes, and kayaks.

Outdoor adventure writer Kim Urquhart calls it "a paddler's paradise loved for its size and power, constant flow rate and continuous waves and holes".


- Lake Blue Ridge
The crystal blue waters of Lake Blue Ridge, with 100 miles of shoreline, contain the headwaters of the pristine Toccoa River, which flows northward into the Ocoee River in Tennessee.

Boat ramps are available in a number of locations, including Lake Blue Ridge Marina, Lakewood Landing, Morganton Point and Blue Ridge Recreation Area.

- Lake Blue Ridge Marina
Old US76, Blue Ridge
Fishing, boating supplies and pontoon
and jet ski rentals, boat ramp access and after season storage
Call - 706-632-2618

- Lake Nottely
Cozy Cove Realty and Marina
3786 Nottely Dam Road, Blairsville
706-745-2468 or 866-275-2468

Nottely Marina
2580 Doucette Circle, Blairsville

Water Falls

- Long Creek Falls
The most popular of the waterfalls
in Fannin County is Long Creek Falls,
which can be seen by hiking down a
short side trail from the combined
Appalachian and Benton MacKaye Trail.
These falls total about 50 feet in two
distinct drops. A leisurely 30 minute
hike to the falls is uphill on the way
in, downhill on the way out.

- Fall Branch Falls
Fall Branch Falls is located on the Benton MacKaye Trail in the Rich Mountain Wildlife Management

- Sea Creek Falls
Sea Creek Falls is located in the Cooper Creek area between
Morganton and Dahlonega.

- Little Rock Creek Falls
- Jacks River Falls
All the falls are accessible from hiking trails.

Enjoy the beautiful waters in the mountains of North Georgia. 
Come spend a week or a weekend.

For Additional Information - Boating and Fishing
US Forest Service

Chattahoochee National Fish Hatchery

Whitewater Rafting, Canoeing,
Kayaking, Tubing and Water Falls
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce

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