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Georgia whitewater, Little River - East Fork

Hall county, GA 52 to Close to Lake Lanier section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III+     2.5 miles
  This section of Little River - East Fork in Georgia is 2.5 miles long and is a class III+ section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The nature scenery of Georgia and the cool fresh water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The starting location is a short drive from Gainesville, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area
    has a large number of paddling rivers. A bit of exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions for lots of people. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations
you might end up sleeping in your car. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master in this state than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. This stretch is short so it's  
not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Little River - East Fork there are plenty of folks from Clermont. High temperatures at Little River - East Fork through the summer are in the 80's, and throughout the night it cools down to the 60's. Highs during the winter are ordinarily in the 40's; after the sun is down all through the winter temperatures at Little River - East Fork dip into the 20's. A great deal of precipitation falls at Little River - East Fork. March is the wettest month with most rain, and October meanwhile is the driest month.

Little River - East Fork, GA 52 to Close to Lake Lanier 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 Little River - East Fork.
 Whitewater Near Little River - East Fork:
Little River - East Fork, Hall County, 1 miles away
      Class III+ - 2.5 miles long (GA 52 to Close to Lake Lanier)
Flat Creek, Hall County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III(V+) - 2.1 miles long (GA 52 to Glades)
Little John Creek, Hall County, 7 miles away
      Class -blank- - 2.3 miles long (Skitts Mountain Road to Chattahoochee)
Tesnatee Creek, White/Lumpkin County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 3 miles long (County Road 5976 to Old Copper Mine Road)
Chestatee River, Lumpkin County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.1 miles long (Grindle Falls Road to Copper Mine)
Mossy Creek, Habersham/Hall County, 9 miles away
      Class III-V - 2.5 miles long (New Bridge Road to Chattahoochee River)
Hudson River, Banks County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III+ - 2 miles long (Wilson Shoals WMA)
Chattahoochee River, Habersham/White/Hall County, 14 miles away
      Class II(III) - 11 miles long (Duncan Bridge to Belton Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wildewood Outfitters Sales, White County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Chattahoochee River, White/Habersham/Hall County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (GA Route 115 to Duncan Bridge Road)
 Ski Areas Near Little River - East Fork:
Sky Valley, Georgia , 44 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 47 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 75 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 81 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
 Marinas Near Little River - East Fork:
Gainesville Marina, Gainesville , 12 miles away
Starboard Cove Marina, Flowery Branch , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Little River - East Fork:
Holiday Inn GAINESVILLE-LANIER CENTRE, Gainesville , 8 miles away
The Guest Lodge Gainesville, Gainesville , 8 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Gainesville, Gainesville , 8 miles away
Country Hearth Inns And Suites Gainesville, Gainesville , 8 miles away
Hampton Inn Gainesville, Gainesville , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little River - East Fork:
Lakeside Mobile Home and Travel, Gainesville, 3 miles away
Don Carter State Park, Lula, 4 miles away
Leisure Acres Campground, Cleveland, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Little River - East Fork:
Raven Cliff Falls Trail, White , 17 miles away
Whitly Gap Trail, White , 17 miles away
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Union , 18 miles away
DeSoto Falls Trail, Lumpkin , 19 miles away
Chattahoochee Trail, Union , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little River - East Fork:
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Atlanta - GA , 45 miles away
Unicoi State Park, Georgia , 18 miles away
Chattahoochee National Forest, Georgia , 20 miles away
Vogel State Park, Georgia , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little River - East Fork:
Chattahoochee Golf Club, Gainesville , 6 miles away
Mossy Creek Golf Course, Cleveland , 6 miles away
Royal Lakes Golf & Country Club, Gainesville , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Little River - East Fork
Lake Qualatchee, White , 12 miles away

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