US Whitewater > Georgia > Chattahoochee River



Georgia whitewater, Chattahoochee River

Habersham White Hall county, Duncan Bridge to Belton Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II(III)     11 miles
  The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. The beautiful scenery of Georgia and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. This is not the only paddling stretch in this river system, there are others too. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. This stretch
    has enough mileage for an overnight trip, so pack your camp stove. The Duncan Bridge to Belton Bridge stretch of Chattahoochee River in Habersham/White/Hall County is 11 miles long and it is classified as a class II(III)
section by American Whitewater. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling rivers. The starting point is not too far from Cornelia, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. Great exercise and  
spending some quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here.

Briefly about the general area:
Lots of folks from Alto come to Chattahoochee River, and Unicoi State Park is a nice location to stretch your legs a bit. Near Chattahoochee River you discover The Shoals which is a good spot to take a look at. Chattahoochee River typically gets a large amount of rainfall. Most of the rain falls all through March, and the driest month of the year is October. At Chattahoochee River through the months of summer highs are in the 80's while overnight lows are typically in the 60's.

Chattahoochee River, Duncan Bridge to Belton Bridge 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 Chattahoochee River.
 Whitewater Near Chattahoochee River:
Mossy Creek, Habersham/Hall County, 2 miles away
      Class III-V - 2.5 miles long (New Bridge Road to Chattahoochee River)
Chattahoochee River, Habersham/White/Hall County, 3 miles away
      Class II(III) - 11 miles long (Duncan Bridge to Belton Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wildewood Outfitters Sales, White County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Little John Creek, Hall County, 4 miles away
      Class -blank- - 2.3 miles long (Skitts Mountain Road to Chattahoochee)
Chattahoochee River, White/Habersham/Hall County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (GA Route 115 to Duncan Bridge Road)
Hudson River, Banks County, 6 miles away
      Class I-III+ - 2 miles long (Wilson Shoals WMA)
Flat Creek, Hall County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III(V+) - 2.1 miles long (GA 52 to Glades)
Little River - East Fork, Hall County, 10 miles away
      Class III+ - 2.5 miles long (GA 52 to Close to Lake Lanier)
Nancy Town River, Banks County, 11 miles away
      Class III-V(V+) - 2 miles long (Lake Russell to GA 105)
Tesnatee Creek, White/Lumpkin County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 3 miles long (County Road 5976 to Old Copper Mine Road)
 Ski Areas Near Chattahoochee River:
Sky Valley, Georgia , 34 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 38 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 69 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 72 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
 Marinas Near Chattahoochee River:
LA Prade's Marina, Clarkesville , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Chattahoochee River:
Days Inn Cornelia, Cornelia , 7 miles away
Super 8 Cornelia, Cornelia , 8 miles away
Hampton Inn Cornelia GA, Cornelia , 8 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Cornelia, Cornelia , 8 miles away
Knights Inn Cleveland, Cleveland , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Chattahoochee River:
Union Grove Campground, Cleveland, 5 miles away
Wilson Shoals Wildlife Management Area - Turner Ridge Rd, Alto, 6 miles away
Wilson Shoals Wildlife Management Area - Beaver Swamp Rd, Alto, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Chattahoochee River:
Raven Cliff Falls Trail, White , 16 miles away
Whitly Gap Trail, White , 18 miles away
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Union , 18 miles away
Chattahoochee Trail, Union , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Chattahoochee River:
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Atlanta - GA , 55 miles away
Unicoi State Park, Georgia , 14 miles away
Moccasin Creek State Park, Georgia , 21 miles away
Chattahoochee National Forest, Georgia , 22 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Chattahoochee River:
Mossy Creek Golf Course, Cleveland , 6 miles away
Pine Hill Golf Course, Lula , 7 miles away
Silverleaf Apple Golf Club, Clarkesville , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Chattahoochee River
Reservoir Six, Banks , 12 miles away
Nancy Town Lake, Habersham , 12 miles away
Lake Qualatchee, White , 13 miles away

Copyright © Stratus-Pikpuk, Inc.
Some content, including Reach Name, Class, Coordinates, and Length, comes from American Whitewater with permission.