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Chattahoochee River

Helen, GA
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Is This How Tom Sawyer Started?

These are the headwaters of what becomes the mighty Chattahoochee, which eventually runs through... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandi G
Chattanooga, Tennessee
We tubed!

The water is COLD!! But great on a summer day!! It was fun to tube and we had a great time and we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Albertville, Alabama
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Reviewed 3 days ago

These are the headwaters of what becomes the mighty Chattahoochee, which eventually runs through Atlanta on its way to the Gulf of Mexico. The great thing about having fun at this spot is that the river is shallow enough to go tubing. There are various...More

1  Thank Sandi G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The water is COLD!! But great on a summer day!! It was fun to tube and we had a great time and we can't wait to visit again!

Thank gingerh133
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had so much tubing the river and definitely needed the push sticks. Such a fun, relaxing ride. I would recommend strapping yourself to another floater to assist over the rocks, etc. We used Cool River Tubing that I think was more expensive than the...More

Thank C M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The river was beautiful and peaceful even though there had not been much rainfall in the last week. We didn't go tubing because of our health but it was a great time for younger people.

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Thank Roy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had stayed in a hotel with C. River behind it. Although the river was low, it was very scenic. As a nature buff, I was awed by the fact there were so many kinds of birds flying and playing all over the river. Also, coming...More

Thank jstanger2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was so relaxing and so much fun for my family. Great for all ages. I do recommend buying a stick - I did get stuck a lot! And I got a lot more wet than I expected but I would absolutely do this again!

Thank Artcali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I will start off by saying that I have "Shot the Hooche" about 20 times in my life and every single time is different! It all depends on weather and how high the water is so ASK THE LOCALS. Every time has been fun...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This river winds through Helen, GA and is the perfect place to tube. It is lazy but has enough water flow to give some excitement in several places. There are plenty of rocks to get stuck on. Many places to get in and wade/play with...More

1  Thank Ronda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our week's stay in an Alpine lodge, enjoyed watching this river in all its glory. Very serene and helped us relax even more. Enjoyed lots of birds and wildlife, and especially the three families of Canadian Geese that were nesting in our area all...More

1  Thank Jim P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we have been the river a few times now and we all love it,yes it is cold when u first get in but you get used it ,yes we all have our on sticks to push off with we have been down it while it...More

1  Thank kcj2558
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Aaron F
We'd like to go uninformed in Helen, but we already have our own tubes. Where can you enter and exit the water?
6 June 2017|
Response from 578billyh | Reviewed this property |
I wish I knew. We did not go tubing. I'm sure that that information is readily available in Helen or on the internet.
Heather Marie A
How many miles is the river for tubing
29 May 2017|
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Response from 845kaya | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure in miles, but takes around 40 minutes