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Echols Hamilton county, GA SR 135 to FL SR 150 on Alapaha section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II     4.5 miles
  This stretch of Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal) in Echols / Hamilton County is 4.5 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II section of whitewater. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Valdosta, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. There are a few other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's good
    length for a morning trip. Lodging is available near the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Getting your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature will have you coming
back for more. The nature scenery of Echols / Hamilton County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will make you feel great.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Lake Park love to come to Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal), and a journey to Suwannee River State Park when you're here is never a bad idea. High temperatures at Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal) all through the summertime are in the 90's. When the night
 
sets in temperatures fall down into the 60's. Daytime highs through the wintertime are in the 60's, and during the dark hours in the winter at Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal) temperatures descend to the 30's. Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal) is a wet spot that gets a large amount of rainfall. The wettest month of the year is mostly July, that's the one that rains the most, and the driest month is October.

Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal), GA SR 135 to FL SR 150 on Alapaha road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal).
 Whitewater Near Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal):
Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal), Echols / Hamilton County, 1 miles away
      Class II - 4.5 miles long (GA SR 135 to FL SR 150 on Alapaha)
Turket Creek, Hamilton County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Jennings to Alapaha)
 Hotels Near Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal):
Westmont Inn - Jasper, Jasper , 6 miles away
Quality Inn Lake Park, Lake Park , 10 miles away
Hampton Inn ValdostaLake Park, Valdosta , 11 miles away
Travelodge Lake Park Valdosta, Lake Park , 11 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Valdosta Lake Park, Lake Park , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal):
Jennings Outdoor Resort, Jennings, 3 miles away
Holiday Campground, Lake Park, 8 miles away
Eagles Roost Campground, Lake Park, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal):
Suwannee River State Park, Florida , 14 miles away
Peacock Springs State Recreation Area, Florida , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Alapahoochee River Grand Bay Canal):
Francis Lake Golf Course, Lake Park , 10 miles away
Suwannee Country Club, Live Oak , 15 miles away
Suwannee River Valley Golf & Country Club, Jasper , 16 miles away

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