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Georgia whitewater, Chattahoochee River

Muscogee county, City Mills Dam to Dillingham Street Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     0.5 miles
 
I want to plan a kayak trip down the river for this July. Can you assist me with this? We are from Florida and I have only kayaked once in Georgia. Says Karin Arellano

The natural beauty of Muscogee County and the water flowing gracefully down Chattahoochee River are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging,
    so you'd better keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, there are not so many other good rivers for that around here. A good workout
and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. Lodging is available near the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. This is an extremely short section so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Columbus, there's a road map further down the  
page with more info on that. This stretch of Chattahoochee River is 0.5 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-III section. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Phenix City love to come to Chattahoochee River. Chattahoochee River is a quite wet place commonly with a large amount of rain. For the duration of the month of July you get the most rain around here, and October is when it's the driest. Summertime at Chattahoochee River comes with high temperatures in the 90's.

Chattahoochee River, City Mills Dam to Dillingham Street Bridge 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 Chattahoochee River.
 Whitewater Near Chattahoochee River:
Chattahoochee River, Muscogee County, 0 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.5 miles long (City Mills Dam to Dillingham Street Bridge)
Mulberry Creek, Harris County, 11 miles away
      Class III+(V+) - 1 miles long (GA Route 209 to West Point Lake)
Little Uchee, Lee County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Auburn Road to Bishops Bridge)
Flat Shoals River, Harris County, 24 miles away
      Class II - 5 miles long (GA Route 18 to GA Route 103)
 Marinas Near Chattahoochee River:
Florence Marina State Park, Omaha , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Chattahoochee River:
Courtyard Columbus Phenix City/Riverfront, Phenix City , 0 miles away
Days Inn Columbus Downtown Near Fort Benning, Columbus , 1 miles away
Columbus Marriott, Columbus , 1 miles away
Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Columbus GA, Columbus , 1 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Columbus, Columbus , 1 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Chattahoochee River:
Anthony's Mobile Park, Columbus, 4 miles away
Sawyer's Mobile Home Estates, Smiths Station, 6 miles away
Uchee Creek - Fort Benning, Seale, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Chattahoochee River:
Providence Canyon State Park, Georgia , 24 miles away
F.D. Roosevelt State Park, Georgia , 25 miles away
Lakepoint State Park, Alabama , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Chattahoochee River:
Maple Ridge Golf Club, Columbus , 1 miles away
Godwin Creek Golf Course, Columbus , 2 miles away
First Tee Of Columbus, Columbus , 2 miles away
 Lakes Near Chattahoochee River
Lake Oliver, Russell , 2 miles away
Cherokee Lake, Muscogee , 6 miles away
Carver Park Lake, Muscogee , 8 miles away

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