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Georgia whitewater, Whooping Creek

Carroll county, Whooping Creek Road to Highway section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     7 miles
 
There is no way to float a boat in this creek as it is only ankle deep 90% of the way. I have lived on this creek my entire life and have barely been able to find a spotdeep enough to swim in most years. It is however a great place to hike and camp. I dont know much about the adjacent property owners but in 29 years have never been bothered hiking the section between Clem-Lowell road and Hwy 5 (the section you are referring to).The section
    on the opposite side of hwy 5 is owned by Inland Paper and posted. There are a few property owners on shilo church road that will allow you passage to the water. I have floated a canoe to the river on this section after
months of rain, but in general it is also too shallow. There are some deep holes in this section of the creek that offer great bream and bass fishing. The fishing is best closer to the river and it is not uncommon to catch 7# striped bass swimming up from the river looking for food. A gob of nightcawlers or a small rooster tail work excellent for all species. It is a beautiful stream and will not dissappoint for quiet and solitude, but not  
worth the hassle for kayaking. Wait till summer and bring an innertube and a pair of cutt-offs instead. Please remember; respect the property owners and PLEASE clean up your trash. have fun! Says Don Zenefski

The beautiful scenery of Georgia and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water beats anything. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Georgia tend to be more challenging than the national average, so don't forget that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. This stretch has has enough mileage, good for a one day paddling trip.

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Whooping Creek.
 Whitewater Near Whooping Creek:
Whooping Creek, Carroll County, 1 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (Whooping Creek Road to Highway)
Snake River, Carroll County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 3 miles long (Banning Mill Road to Johns Mill)
Wolf Creek, Carroll County, 8 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5 miles long (Jones Mill Road to Highway 5)
Hurricane Creek, Douglas County, 14 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 2.52 miles long (GA Route 5 to Mt. Zion Road)
Mobley Creek, Douglas County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.75 miles long (Banks Mill Road to confluence with upper section of Dog)
Dog River, Douglas County, 17 miles away
      Class III+ - 7 miles long (GA Route 5 to Dog River Reservoir)
Tanyard Branch, Douglas County, 22 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.33 miles long (above Dorsett Shoals Road)
Annewakee River, Douglas County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 3.5 miles long (Anneewakee Road to GA Route 166)
Line Creek, Fayette/Coweta County, 28 miles away
      Class II+ - 6 miles long (Below Highway 54 Close to Peachtree City)
 Hotels Near Whooping Creek:
Holiday Inn Express CARROLLTON, Carrollton , 6 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Carrollton , 6 miles away
Hampton Inn Carrollton, Carrollton , 6 miles away
Super 8 Carrollton GA, Carrollton , 7 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Carrollton, Carrollton , 7 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Whooping Creek:
Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Whitesburg, 3 miles away
McIntosh Reserve Park, Whitesburg, 4 miles away
Papillon Resort and RV Campground, Whitesburg, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Whooping Creek:
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Atlanta - GA , 55 miles away
John Tanner State Park, Georgia , 13 miles away
Sweetwater Creek State Park, Georgia , 31 miles away
F.D. Roosevelt State Park, Georgia , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Whooping Creek:
Oak MTN Golf Club, Carrollton , 5 miles away
Country Club of West Georgia, Carrollton , 6 miles away
Fairfield Plantation Golf, Villa Rica , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Whooping Creek
Little Tallapoosa Lake, Carroll , 13 miles away
Lake Buckhorn, Carroll , 13 miles away
Carroll Lake, Carroll , 17 miles away

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