Jun 20 – Jun 26 all-day
2021’s version of Paddle Georgia will feature seven days of paddling and on-river camping covering nearly 100 miles of the Flint River in Southwest Georgia between Cordele and Bainbridge. Limestone bluffs, playful shoals and beautiful[...]
Jul 24 all-day
EVENT DETAILS: Way down yonder on the Chattahoochee, it gets hotter…but we’ll cool off in the river and its tributaries as we make a 12-mile run on an historic section of the river featuring Bushhead[...]
Aug 14 all-day
This adventure features a 9-mile paddle on a scenic and historic stretch of the Etowah River with a visit to the historic Euharlee Covered Bridge built in 1886 by Washington King, the son of freed[...]
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lake Allatoona
CLASS DESCRIPTION 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[...]
Aug 21 all-day
EVENT DETAILS: We’re going on a mussel hunt in the Coosa River basin of Northwest Georgia! This 13.3-mile paddle explores this river that’s known for its robust population of freshwater mussels as well as interesting[...]
Sep 1 – Sep 2 all-day Len Foote Hike Inn
Join Georgia River Network for a retreat to the Len Foote Hike Inn. Come enjoy this backcountry lodge at a special discounted rate.  Bring your family, a friend or just enjoy time to yourself. Wednesday, September[...]
Sep 11 all-day
EVENT DETAILS: Athens and the Oconee River is our destination on this adventure. This 11-mile paddle takes us to historic Barnett Shoals and Scull Shoals to explore historic ruins of old mill villages. We’ll begin[...]
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Lower Chestatee River
CLASS DESCRIPTION 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[...]
Sep 18 – Sep 19 all-day
Join us on the Ochlockonee River Water Trail and Spring Creek for two days of paddling in Southwest Georgia with camping, catered meals and full amenities at nearby Birdsong Nature Center. CLICK HERE FOR MORE[...]
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Lower Chestatee River
CLASS DESCRIPTION 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[...]
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Lower Chestatee River
CLASS DESCRIPTION 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[...]
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm
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.  Participants can decide to participate in the lake day only (9/25),[...]
Oct 9 – Oct 10 all-day
Another long-time Paddle Georgia favorite, Fall Float on the Flint includes 36 miles of paddling featuring some of Georgia’s most beautiful blue hole springs with two nights of on-river camping at Rocky Bend Flint River[...]
Oct 24 all-day
This adventure features a 14-mile paddle on one of the most scenic stretches of river in Georgia.  The route explores the Pine Mountain region where in places you’ll think you are boating through the mountains[...]
Nov 5 – Nov 7 all-day
We’re going coastal on this adventure! A three-day paddle camping adventure near the mouth of the Altamaha River. The weekend features a ferry ride to Sapelo Island and three full days of paddling, bicycling, hiking[...]
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm SweetWater Brewing Company
Show your support for river recreation and conservation in Georgia by attending Georgia River Network’s “ChiliFest for Rivers” on Tuesday, November 9 from 6 – 9 p.m. at SweetWater Brewing Company in Atlanta. This celebration[...]
Nov 13 @ 6:54 pm – Nov 14 @ 7:54 pm
This two-day adventure begins in the Okefenokee Swamp. We’ll venture through the southwestern corner of the swamp and then ride out the Suwannee River as it leaves its swamp birthplace. On river camping, catered meals[...]
Jan 14 @ 9:15 pm – Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm Traders Hill Campground
This two-day, two-night adventure features explorations of the prairies of the Okefenokee Swamp beyond the eastern entrance to the swamp along the Suwannee Canal. After a day in the swamp, we drift down a portion[...]
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm Venture of Faith Camp
On this two-day, two-night paddle camping adventure we will explore some 30 miles of the blackwater Alapaha as it winds through Echols County and into Florida en route to the Suwannee River. This surprising little[...]
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Georgia River Network's Facebook Page
About the Event: Join Georgia River Network for Trip Planning 101, a live webinar with paddling experts and guidebook authors Joe Cook and Suzanne Welander. After paddling hundreds of miles of Georgia’s waterways and writing[...]
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Georgia Water Coalition had its first lobby day on Monday 3/14. If you missed it, don’t worry! We have one more opportunity for you on Wednesday, 3/30.  *This is a date change based on[...]
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[...]