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Fulton county, Mill Spring Academy to Riverside Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-IV     1 miles
  The wonderful Georgia scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The Mill Spring Academy to Riverside Road section of Marsh Creek in Georgia is 1 miles long and it is classified as a class III-IV section by American Whitewater. 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. Whitewater
    rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so keep in mind that rivers here are less forgiving. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors will have you coming
back for more. The Mill Spring Academy to Riverside Road stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. This section is very short so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. The campgrounds here at Marsh Creek are pretty good. There are some good hotels near the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area  
has a large number of paddling places.

Briefly about the general area:
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is one of the destinations in the neighborhood of Marsh Creek that are wonderful to go to. Marsh Creek is a place with many visitors from Roswell. Lots of rainfall falls at Marsh Creek. All through March this area sees the most rain, and the driest month is October. Summertime brings highs in the 80's to Marsh Creek. Once the sun is down it sinks down to the 60's. All through the winter this place gets highs in the 40's with temperatures at Marsh Creek dipping down into the 20's through winter nights.

Marsh Creek, Mill Spring Academy to Riverside Road 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 Marsh Creek.
 Whitewater Near Marsh Creek:
Marsh Creek, Fulton County, 0 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Mill Spring Academy to Riverside Road)
Sope Creek, Cobb County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 2.5 miles long (Lower Roswell Road to Chattahoochee River)
Chattahoochee River, Cobb/Fulton County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II+(III) - 3.5 miles long (Powers Ferry to West Pallisades/Paces Mill)
Big Creek, Fulton County, 5 miles away
      Class I-III(V+) - 2 miles long (Grimes Bridge Road to Vickery Creek Park)
Rottenwood Creek, Cobb County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.25 miles long (Windy Hill Road to Chattahoochee River)
Whitewater Outfitter - White Water Learning Center, Fulton County, 6 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Chattahoochee River, Cobb/Fulton County, 8 miles away
      Class II(III) - 0.2 miles long (Upstream of Atlanta Road)
Nickajack Creek, Cobb County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (East-West Connector to Bankhead Highway)
Sweetwater Creek, Douglas County, 20 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 4 miles long (Sweetwater Creek State Park to Chattahoochee River)
Yellow River, Gwinnett/Dekalb County, 23 miles away
      Class I-III - 4 miles long (Annistown Bridge to Highway 124)
 Ski Areas Near Marsh Creek:
Sky Valley, Georgia , 93 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 96 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
 Marinas Near Marsh Creek:
Little River Marina, Canton , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Marsh Creek:
Comfort Inn Buckhead North, Atlanta , 2 miles away
Sonesta ES Suites Atlanta Perimeter Center, Atlanta , 2 miles away
Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham Atlanta Perimeter Center, Sandy Springs , 3 miles away
Homewood Suites Atlanta-Perimeter Center, Atlanta , 3 miles away
Hyatt Place Atlanta/Perimeter Center, Atlanta , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Marsh Creek:
Marietta Campground, Cobb County, 7 miles away
La Siesta RV Park, Marietta, 8 miles away
Brookwood Rv Resort Park, Marietta, 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Marsh Creek:
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Atlanta - GA , 5 miles away
Stone Mountain State Park, Georgia , 19 miles away
Sweetwater Creek State Park, Georgia , 20 miles away
Red Top Mountain State Park, Georgia , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Marsh Creek:
Blue Heron Golf Club, Atlanta , 2 miles away
Atlanta Country Club, Marietta , 2 miles away
Cherokee Country Club, Atlanta , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Marsh Creek
Northridge Lake, Fulton , 5 miles away
Elarbee Lake, Fulton , 5 miles away
Simmons Lake, DeKalb , 9 miles away

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