Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 42West
Outdoor recreation enthusiasts, conservationists and leaders from across the state will gather to celebrate 25 years of protecting rivers and waterways on September 8 at the Georgia Rivers Gala. Guests will enjoy full bar service[...]
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm Kupcakerie
For more information: Wilderness First Aid/CPR Certification Class (
Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm Rocky Bend Flint River Retreat
Ever wonder why we’ve been doing this same trip–at the same time of year–in the same place for nearly a decade? Well, it’s because the lower Flint is so beautiful and so unique that we[...]
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Sweetwater Creek State park
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 12 @ 5:00 pm Griffis Fish Camp
The 22-mile adventure takes you through an incredible diversity of landscapes and introduces you the the wonder that is, well…one of Georgia’s seven natural wonders–the Okefenokee Swamp. Beginning at Stephen Foster State Park, the paddle[...]
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm Stephen Foster State Park Suwannee River Eco-Lodge
This 15-mile paddling adventure shows off some of the best of the Okefenokee Swamp, exploring the iconic prairies of the swamp’s east side and the wooded narrows and cypress-lined path of the Suwannee River on[...]
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Conklin Farm
Mark your calendars for the return of our Save the Swamp Mardi Gras Party! Join us on Fat Tuesday, Friday 13, and support our work to pass the Okefenokee Protection Act and save the swamp[...]
Mar 16 all-day Satilla River
It’s March, and Spring has sprung on the Satilla River, long before the buds break out in North Georgia. Escape to the warmer confines of South Georgia and explore the beautiful, blackwater Satilla where, in[...]
Apr 5 @ 2:19 pm – Apr 7 @ 3:19 pm Traders Hill Campground
Georgia’s southern-most river is our destination for this annual rite of spring–a two-day, two-night canoe/kayak camping adventure on the blackwater St. Marys River as it winds along the Georgia-Florida border. The trip includes an optional[...]
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Rodney Hall Boat Ramp, Savannah, GA
May 4 @ 8:00 am – May 5 @ 4:00 pm Ocmulgee River
The Ocmulgee River Water Trail and the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park (potentially soon to become Georgia’s first national park and the first national park in the nation co-managed by a removed native tribe–the Muscogee[...]
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lake Allatoona, Kellogg Creek Day Use Area
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lake Allatoona, Kellogg Creek Day Use Area
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Lake Allatoona
INVITATION ONLY This class is available by invitation only to experienced Paddle Georgia paddlers to allow them to become ACA certified Paddlesports Safety Facilitators for Kayak. Contact Andrea White or Joe Cook for more information.[...]
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Attend an ACA “Kayaking 101” class to kick off National Safe Boating Week! Georgia will host 5 ACA “Kayaking 101” classes on May 18 in various spots across the state. (43 simultaneous ACA “Kayaking 101”[...]
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Etowah River
Head back in time on this favorite paddle route through the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area. Back in time because you’ll travel a route through wild, undisturbed forest that, strangely enough, once was home to[...]
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm Altamaha River
The largest week-long, canoe-kayak camping adventure in the country returns to the Altamaha River, site of our endlessly fun Paddle Georgia 2012 that took us down nearly the length of Georgia’s largest river from near[...]
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Lower Chestatee River Takeout, Dahlonega, GA
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lake Allatoona, Old Hwy 41 #2 Day Use Area, 6693 North Main Street, Acworth GA
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Toccoa River
Head for the mountains and the Toccoa River Water Trail for a rousing ride on Class I-II rapids as we follow this North Georgia stream on its course through portions of the Chattahoochee National Forest.[...]
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm Lake Allatoona & Rivercliff Swim and Racquet Club
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Lower Chestatee River Takeout, Dahlonega, GA
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Oostanaula River
Venture into the one of North America’s most biologically diverse river basins and embark on a “mussel hunt” with Georgia River Network as we run 10 miles of the Oostanaula River. With any luck, you’ll[...]
Aug 18 all-day Lake Lanier at Shady Grove Campground
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Atlanta History Center
Honor Georgia river conservationist President Jimmy Carter, celebrate the Okefenokee Wilderness Canoe Trail and support public access to Georgia’s waterways at the Georgia Rivers Gala on August 22nd at the Atlanta History Center. Guests will[...]
Aug 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Tugaloo River
Formed by the fabled Chattooga and Tallulah rivers in far Northeast Georgia, the Tugaloo’s life as a free-flowing river is short, thanks to Hartwell and Yonah dams, but in that short run it packs a[...]