Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm Ohoopee River Campground
On this weekend adventure, we’ll spend two days paddling some 20 miles of the Ohoopee from Ga. 152 to James Tolar Road. The intimate Ohoopee is a blackwater river that at low water winds between white[...]
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Georgia River Network's Facebook Page
Kayak Fishing Trip Planning 101 Learn how the experts fish Georgia’s rivers Take your kayak fishing trips to the next level! Tune in to Georgia River Network’s Facebook Page (@georgiarivernetwork) at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday,[...]
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Bear Creek Marina, Lake Jackson
This is a half day, introductory level class to get you more familiar with the features of your boat and paddle and give you more confidence on your adventures. By the end of the day[...]
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – May 8 @ 5:00 pm Salem Campground
This two-day, two-night paddle camping adventure features excursions on headwater streams of the Ocmulgee River–the gentle Yellow River as it flows into this historic mill village of Porterdale and the shoal-filled Alcovy as it winds[...]
May 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Etowah River
The 9-mile day trip takes in a scenic and historic stretch of the Etowah River immediately downstream of Allatoona Dam. The route features a short portage around a dam, Native American fish weirs, historic Civil[...]
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm South Chickamauga Creek
This adventure, a favorite from our 2021 schedule, features 13 miles of beautiful paddling on the South Chickamauga Creek Water Trail highlighted by playful shoals, soaring limestone bluffs, underground sinks, creekside springs and abundant wildlife.[...]
Jun 4 – Jun 5 all-day
Rescue for Rec Boaters is an entry-level safety and rescue class for paddlers who plan on paddling flat water lakes and slow moving rivers. A comprehensive Safety & Rescue class for lake and Class I river[...]
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Lower Chestatee River
This is a full day class to introduce you to the skills, hazards and fun to be had on class I rivers! By the end of the day you will feel more in control of[...]
Jun 19 all-day Chattahoochee River
Join us for the first day of our Paddle Georgia journey on this 15-mile run through the tailwater section of the Chattahoochee below Buford Dam where the water is trout-chilling cold and the scenery is[...]
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm Chattahoochee River
This year’s Paddle Georgia, our 17th, returns to the place of Paddle Georgia’s birth–the Chattahoochee River. This small-group trip limited to 30 people will run from Settles Bridge through Atlanta and on to the Heard[...]
Jun 25 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Chattahoochee River
Join us for the last day of our seven-day Paddle Georgia journey on this scenic 15-mile trip through Coweta and Heard counties. Visit beautiful waterfalls on tributary streams and thrill to some of the Chattahoochee’s[...]
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Bear Creek Marina, Lake Jackson
This is a half day, introductory level class to get you more familiar with the features of your boat and paddle and give you more confidence on your adventures. By the end of the day[...]
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Lower Chestatee River
This is a full day class to introduce you to the skills, hazards and fun to be had on class I rivers! By the end of the day you will feel more in control of[...]
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Ciné
“OKEFENOKEE DESTINY” SCREENING The Okefenokee Swamp, “The Trembling Earth,” is a place unlike any other in the world. It’s the largest intact blackwater wetland in North America and a mecca for research scientists from around[...]
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Flint River
On this 13-mile adventure we will celebrate the Flint River Water Trail as it winds through Meriwether County from Joe Kurz Wildlife Management Area to Woodbury. The route is mostly flatwater but punctuated by numerous[...]
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Chattahoochee River
This 11-mile adventure on the Chattahoochee courses along the state line between Alabama and Georgia from West Point Dam to the mill village of Riverview. The trip includes portages around two historic mill dams that,[...]
Aug 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm CSU Riverside Theater
“OKEFENOKEE DESTINY” SCREENING The Okefenokee Swamp, “The Trembling Earth,” is a place unlike any other in the world. It’s the largest intact blackwater wetland in North America and a mecca for research scientists from around[...]
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm Conasauga River
On this weekend excursion to Northwest Georgia, we will explore the incredible diversity of the Conasauga River, getting up-close-and-in-person with dozens of species of fish in the Conasauga River Snorkel Hole within the Chattahoochee National[...]
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm CSU Riverside Theater
“OKEFENOKEE DESTINY” SCREENING The Okefenokee Swamp, “The Trembling Earth,” is a place unlike any other in the world. It’s the largest intact blackwater wetland in North America and a mecca for research scientists from around[...]
Aug 24 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Jekyll Island Convention Center
“OKEFENOKEE DESTINY” SCREENING The Okefenokee Swamp, “The Trembling Earth,” is a place unlike any other in the world. It’s the largest intact blackwater wetland in North America and a mecca for research scientists from around[...]
Sep 2 – Sep 4 all-day
Are you interested in becoming a certified kayaking instructor who can teach paddlers on lakes and Class I rivers? By attending this 3 day class you will have the opportunity to work with Level 4 Whitewater[...]
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Oconee River
This 6-mile twilight paddle on the Oconee River from Oconee River Campground to Dyars Pasture in Greene County is highlighted (and lighted) by the Harvest Moon. We’ll launch from Oconee River Campground at dusk and[...]
Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm University of Georgia
The Okefenokee Swamp, “The Trembling Earth,” is a place unlike any other in the world. It’s the largest intact blackwater wetland in North America and a mecca for research scientists from around the world. It’s[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Dekalb-Peachtree Airport
The Okefenokee Swamp, “The Trembling Earth,” is a place unlike any other in the world. It’s the largest intact blackwater wetland in North America and a mecca for research scientists from around the world. It’s[...]
Sep 28 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm The Hike Inn
Join your Georgia River Network friends for this one-night, mid-week getaway to the mountains and a stay at The Hike Inn for half off the usual rates. The trip includes a five-mile hike to the[...]
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Georgia State University
The Okefenokee Swamp, “The Trembling Earth,” is a place unlike any other in the world. It’s the largest intact blackwater wetland in North America and a mecca for research scientists from around the world. It’s[...]
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm Rocky Bend Flint River Retreat
Back by popular demand, Fall Float on the Flint is an annual favorite of Paddle Georgia participants. The event features two days of paddling the lower Flint River with on-river camping. The 36-mile route is[...]
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Terrapin Beer Co.
Georgia River Network will be tabling at the Terrapin Beer Co Gov’t Mule concert on Friday, October 7 to spread the word about Protecting the Okefenokee Swamp from mining. Visit https://www.terrapinbeer.com/ for tickets and https://garivers.org/protectokefenokee/ to learn more about[...]
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm SweetWater Brewing Company
YOU’RE INVITED!  Tickets are on sale now for Georgia River Network’s second annual ChiliFest for Rivers fundraiser where guests enjoy endless bowls of homemade chili while raising money for Georgia’s rivers. Who knew conservation could[...]
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm St. Marys Little Theatre
Join us at St. Marys Little Theatre for this 14 min. film about the swamp which is threatened by mining. After the film, join us for Q & A.