Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia Guide Book

by Suzanne Welander and Bob Sehlinger (Menasha Ridge Press)
Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia  by Suzanne Welander and Bob Sehlinger

413pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9781634040068

Covering thousands of miles of Georgia's waterways, Canoeing & Kayaking Georgia is the definitive guide to Georgia's whitewater to wilderness swamps -- and everything in between. This updated edition incorporates the exhilarating new urban whitewater course in Columbus, and the recently established water trails that actively welcome recreational paddlers throughout the state. Now expanded to cover more waterways in Southwest Georgia -- Kinchafoonee, Muckalee, and Ichawaynochaway Creeks -- you only need one book to figure out where to float, no matter what type of boat you paddle.

© 2015 Suzanne Welander and Bob Sehlinger/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 84.
... Preview: Black water reflects a mesmerizing mirror of the gum cypress–dominated floodplain of the Alabaha. Flowing with a slow to moderate current, this diminutive stream passes through a wooded swamp corridor ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Blackshear, GA - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 16.1
... Preview: Jungle-like in its remoteness and luxurious with exotic vegetation, the dark reddish-brown waters of the Alapaha wind through a swampy wonderland teeming with wildlife. Signs of habitation are rare al ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Enigma, GA - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 10.5-111.3 miles
... Preview: An easily accessible stream rich in beauty and diverse in ?ora and wildlife, the Alcovy is born in Gwinnett County near Lawrenceville. The river ?ows south to drain Walton and Newton Counties before ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Dacula, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 2.5-9.2 miles
... Preview: Nowhere is the adjective “mighty” more apt than in description of Georgia’s Altamaha River. It starts with the merging of two already-large rivers—the Ocmulgee and the Oconee. Including these rivers’ ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Uvalda, GA - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing,Hiking - Trail Length: 124.1
... Preview: The Amicalola gets its name from the Cherokee phrase for tumbling water. It’s called a creek on most maps, but if it is merely a creek, it is a magni?cent one. The scenery is spectacular and remote, a ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Marble Hill, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 9.7-10.3 miles
... Preview: The Apalachee reaches from Gwinnett County to Lake Oconee and is a major ributary of the Oconee River. Its character combines features of lowland swamps with Piedmont streams; at times it is a river, ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Monroe, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 11.1-12 miles
... Preview: Bear Creek plunges off the slopes of Lookout Mountain through the scenic gorges at Cloudland Canyon State Park. Not that you’ll have time to take your eyes off of the river: Bear Creek is a steep, ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Rising Fawn, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: A waterway of the Valley and Ridge geologic zone of Georgia, Big Cedar Creek winds through the same sedimentary limestone, sandstone, and shale that form the folded ?ngerlike ridges of northwest Georg ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Cave Spring, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 21
... Preview: Big Creek is a tributary of the Chattahoochee River in the northern suburbs of Atlanta. Belying its metropolitan location, the stream is narrow and intimate as it flows between brush-covered banks for ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Roswell, GA - Hiking,Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: An intimate stream of primeval beauty, Brier Creek’s headwaters rise from springs near the fall line west of Augusta. Unlike most Georgia rivers of its latitude, Brier Creek threads a tightly winding ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Waynesboro, GA - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 62.9
... Preview: The Broad River is known for its historical importance and relatively unspoiled nature, with numerous shoals and mild rapids meandering through farmlands and bounded by bluffs of up to 200 feet in hei ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Danielsville, GA - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 5-41.6 miles
... Preview: Pristine, secluded, and rich in wildlife and vegetation, the Canoochee River is a delightful smooth-water stream. Its long stretches of undeveloped land and frequent white-sand beaches make it ideally ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Pembroke, GA - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 57
... Preview: Beginning and intermediate whitewater paddlers love the Cartecay, one of the most popular whitewater rivers in the mountains of northern Georgia. The upper 3 miles of scenic paddling are a placid prel ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Ellijay, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 11.1
... Preview: Cathead Creek is a tributary of the Altamaha River above Darien. It drains part of Buffalo Swamp, a rare tidal forest containing bald cypress, sweet black gum, and water tupelo. Cathead Creek ?ows for ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Darien, GA - Birding,Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: Spilling off of the southern slopes of the North Georgia mountains, the Chattahoochee is the only Georgia river to span all three of the state’s geological regions. Sparkling headwaters fall from the ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Helen, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 2.2-114 miles
... Preview: The Chattooga is one of the nation’s most renowned rivers. Its reputation is well deserved—it is a spectacular wilderness river that frolics through rock outcroppings and forest thickets that contain ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Clayton, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7.3-16.3 miles
... Preview: Georgia’s other Chattooga River snakes between the Armuchee Ridges in the northwestern corner of the state. Limestone in the area tints the water a barely perceptible turquoise blue. Docile in charact ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Trion, GA - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 28.7
... Preview: The Chestatee is best known for its lower section, which provides a mild and beautiful journey through the mountain foothills. The river also holds a signi?cant Class V rapid, and an oft-overlooked st ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Cleveland, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 14.7-18.2 miles
... Preview: The Conasauga leaps to life deep in the pristine slopes of the Cohutta Wilderness of northwest Georgia. With the favor of the rain gods smiling upon them, paddlers can experience the upper section—a s ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Chatsworth, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 8.4-66.9 miles
... Preview: Cooper Creek runs through pristine wilderness and is one of the most primitive small streams in the state. It is not easily traversed by canoe. Consider it an explorative run. The channel is small, t ... From the guidebook "Canoeing and Kayaking Georgia"
Suches, GA - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 4.2