Water Trails & Paddling

Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail

Water Trail Information

The Georgia Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail (a section of the Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail (SECT)) was designed by the Coastal Regional Commission and funded by the Department of Natural Resources Coastal Zone Management Program. The National Park Service Rivers Trails and Conservation Assistance program provided technical expertise and guidance on the project. The new SECT website is the primary source for all-inclusive information on navigating the coastal water trails of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Featuring detailed maps that highlight access sites, lodging and supply centers, paddlers can now travel an unbroken trail of tidal marshes and rivers more than 760 miles along the coasts of all four states. In addition, the Georgia Saltwater Paddling Trail Guide is designed to provide paddlers with a preliminary planning document for paddling trips on the Georgia Coast.

Get a FREE mobile map of this water trail to see safe public access points, river mileage between boat ramps, and points of interest by downloading the Georgia River Guide app

River Basin
Georgia Coast Line

170 Miles of coastline

Number of Access Points

Classification of Trail

Overnight Trip Options


Altamaha Coastal Tours (912-437-6010)
Sea Kayak Georgia (912-786-8732)
North Island Surf and Kayak (912-786-4000)
Savannah Canoe and Kayak (912-341-9502)
SouthEast Adventure Outfitters (912-638-6732)

Sponsoring Organization
Georgia Coastal Management Program

Nearest Population Centers:
Savannah, Tybee, Darien, Brunswick, St. Mary’s

Georgia River Network

126 South Milledge Avenue, Suite E3, Athens, Georgia 30605 | (706) 549-4508 (phone) | info@garivers.org

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