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Healthy Rivers for All Georgians is Our Goal

As the voice of Georgia's rivers, we help everyone enjoy, connect with and advocate for economically vital and clean flowing rivers. Georgia River Network works for clean water in partnership with the Georgia Water Coalition . You may also know us as the organizers of Paddle Georgia, a week long river trip on a different Georgia river each June. We also maintain the Georgia Water Trails Website. Scroll down to see what's new!


Register Now for Weekend for Rivers 2015

September 19-20! Click here for details. http://garivers.org/events/weekend-for-rivers.html

In connection with Weekend for River 2015, is our 2nd Annual Online Auction. This auction will be held Sept 16-23. All funds raised will go toward GRN's program work - advocacy, engagement, empowerment. Go HERE to get a sneak peek of the items that will be up for bid!

Come Paddle With Us!

Fall Float on the Flint 2015
October 9-12, 2015
Registration is open. Register by September 25. Click here to learn more about the trip. Click here to register.

Hidden Gems Paddling Series
Click here to learn more about the series. Join us Nov. 14 on the Ochlockonee. Registration coming soon. Special thanks to the Hike Inn for providing delicious lunches for our Hidden Gems series!  Check them out at http://hike-inn.com

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Now Available! the “Chattahoochee River User’s Guide”

The Chattahoochee River User’s Guide—the latest in a series of river guides from Georgia River Network and the University of Georgia Press, traces the 430-mile course of the Hooch from its headwaters at a spring on Coon Den Ridge near Jacks Knob in northeastern Georgia to its confluence with the Flint River, where they form the Apalachicola River. The Georgia River Network guides provide many little-known facts about Georgia’s rivers, bring to life these rivers’ cultural and natural history, and present river issues in an immersive and engaging manner that will inspire users to help protect their local waterways. Click here to purchase and learn more.                


The first in a series of Georgia River Network Guidebooks, the “Etowah River User’s Guide,” authored by Joe Cook and published in cooperation with Coosa River Basin Initiative, is an appealing and handy look at the biologically diverse and beautiful Etowah River in North Georgia. Printed on waterproof paper by the University of Georgia Press, the book offers a fascinating history of the area and information valuable for novice or experienced paddlers as well as fishermen.  Click here to purchase and learn more.


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As the voice of Georgia’s rivers, we help everyone enjoy, connect with, and advocate for economically vital and clean flowing rivers.

Current River Issues
At Georgia River Network, we envision a clean water future for Georgia. Find out about the issues we're working on now to make this dream a reality. Learn about it here.
Water Trails
Our Water Trails Clearinghouse is designed to help you find great places to paddle in Georgia and also to give you the tools to create paddling opportunities in your community. Learn more here.
Paddle Georgia
Paddle Georgia is a 7 day trip on a different river each June. Be sure to sign up for the Paddle Georgia newsletter to stay in touch with the going on! Visit the official Paddle Georgia website or our YouTube channel to learn more.