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Georgia whitewater, Annewakee River

Douglas county, Anneewakee Road to GA Route 166 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III+(IV)     3.5 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Georgia is often tougher than elsewhere, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that rivers here are less forgiving. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. This is one of a small
    number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. There are many good hotels to choose
from, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. This is a somewhat short section so better bring some good walking shoes. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The Anneewakee Road to GA Route 166 stretch of Annewakee River is 3.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-III+(IV) section. The wonderful Georgia scenery and the water flowing gracefully  
down Annewakee River are reasons enough to come here and paddle.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Douglasville love to come to Annewakee River, and Sweetwater Creek State Park is a fine spot to go. At Annewakee River through the warm days of summer highs are in the 80's while overnight lows are commonly in the 60's. The cold days of the wintertime come with highs in the 40's; overnight lows throughout the winter for Annewakee River tend to be in the 20's. The high level of rainfall makes Annewakee River a pretty wet location. Most of the rain falls all through March; the driest of the months is October.

Annewakee River, Anneewakee Road to GA Route 166 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Annewakee River.
 Whitewater Near Annewakee River:
Annewakee River, Douglas County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 3.5 miles long (Anneewakee Road to GA Route 166)
Tanyard Branch, Douglas County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.33 miles long (above Dorsett Shoals Road)
Sweetwater Creek, Douglas County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 4 miles long (Sweetwater Creek State Park to Chattahoochee River)
Dog River, Douglas County, 10 miles away
      Class III+ - 7 miles long (GA Route 5 to Dog River Reservoir)
Mobley Creek, Douglas County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.75 miles long (Banks Mill Road to confluence with upper section of Dog)
Hurricane Creek, Douglas County, 12 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 2.52 miles long (GA Route 5 to Mt. Zion Road)
Wolf Creek, Carroll County, 17 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5 miles long (Jones Mill Road to Highway 5)
Line Creek, Fayette/Coweta County, 17 miles away
      Class II+ - 6 miles long (Below Highway 54 Close to Peachtree City)
Chattahoochee River, Cobb/Fulton County, 18 miles away
      Class II(III) - 0.2 miles long (Upstream of Atlanta Road)
Snake River, Carroll County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 3 miles long (Banning Mill Road to Johns Mill)
 Hotels Near Annewakee River:
Days Inn Douglasville-Atlanta-Fairburn Road, Douglasville , 4 miles away
Quality Inn Near Six Flags, Douglasville , 4 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Douglasville, Douglasville , 4 miles away
Comfort Inn Douglasville, Douglasville , 4 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Douglasville , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Annewakee River:
Sweetwater Creek State Park, Lithia Springs, 6 miles away
Cochran Mill City Park, Palmetto, 7 miles away
South Oaks Manufactured Home, Palmetto, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Annewakee River:
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Atlanta - GA , 30 miles away
Sweetwater Creek State Park, Georgia , 6 miles away
Red Top Mountain State Park, Georgia , 27 miles away
John Tanner State Park, Georgia , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Annewakee River:
Chapel Hills Golf Club, Douglasville , 3 miles away
West Pine Golf Course, Douglasville , 5 miles away
West Pines Golf Club, Douglasville , 6 miles away
 Lakes Near Annewakee River
Cowart Lake, Fulton , 10 miles away
Hatcher Lake East, Paulding , 13 miles away
White Oak Lake, Cobb , 15 miles away

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