Cartecay River Experience:

Phone: 706-531-4746

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Open year round, 7 days a week.  Provides all necessary gear included with rentals and shuttle service year round.  Life jackets to fit everyone including children, clean bathrooms and changing areas, play set for kids of all ages, hammocks on the river for relaxing. River Guides when you need them by appointment only.

Ellijay River Outfitters:

Phone: 706-889-8697

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Looking for a place to go kayaking or tubing in North Georgia? This is the place to be in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia for family fun on the river! The beautiful waters of the Ellijay River run through the mountains in and around the city of Ellijay, merging with the Cartecay River to form Coosawattee. Kids and adults alike will enjoy a tube or kayak trip down the river.Whether you want to lazily ride down in an tube, or fight the waves in a kayak, Ellijay River Outfitters will meet all your needs for a fun day on the water. All the necessary gear is provided; inner tubes, or kayaks with paddles, life jackets, and shuttle service to the river.

Coosawattee River Tubing Co.:

Phone: 706-635-1609

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An alternative to rafting, tubing down the Coosawattee River is a whole lot of fun.  Coosawatee River Tubing Co. furnishes a tube, a life vest, and shuttle service to and from the river and changing rooms. Tubing trips run daily during the season, and group rates are available. Keep in mind that children must be at least 5 years of age.