Kayak the Etowah River

I love kayaking the Etowah River. Its clean and safe and very scenic. So this Saturday will be a great day to hit the river for a nice 8-9 mile paddle. The weather looks good so it'll be a ton of fun! This is one of my favorite places to paddle. Anyone wanting to go and doesn't have a boat..... no worries. I have 6 available to rent out. It will be $30 to rent and that includes the boat, paddle, and PFD. If you have a boat excellent. The only fee will be $3 parking. We will meet at the North GA Premium Outlets along GA 400. A good meeting point is outside the Bose Store. Meeting time is Saturday May 3rd at 1:00PM outside the Bose store. After everyone arrives we'll head in to the ending point. If you bring your own boat, I'll just show you where to meet at the starting point. This way we have cars at both the start and ending points. We will likely put in the water around 2PM (Sat afternoon) and enjoy the amazing Etowah River. The trip time will be between 3 -3 1/2 hours and extends about 9 miles. There is a waterfall along the way where we can stop and do some stretching and climbing. Don't forget to bring beverages, food, sunscreen, and maybe a change of clothes. At the ending point there is a bath house if you need to get out of wet clothes. We will likely be off the water by 6PM or so on Saturday afternoon. Bring a friend. If you need a boat for $30 rental, please send me an email. The show will go on even if it rains.....who said rain should ruin our trip. Hope to see some new faces. Thanks.....Scott

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  • Scott T.

    I owe someone $10..... who might it be???

    May 5

  • Gennadiy K.

    Beautiful Etowa River! Great trip. Thank you very much, Scott!

    May 3

    • Scott T.

      Thank you I too had a great time with everyone!

      May 5

  • Cheri

    Agree with everyone - very beautiful. Scott and his co-paddler Johnny did a great job of escorting us down the river. Felt very "taken care of". They were always looking back to be sure everyone was okay. Gorgeous day with great company. Enjoyed meeting everyone!!! Janet, can you post pics to this group outing? They didn't come through the text. Can't wait for the next outing :) :)

    1 · May 5

    • Scott T.

      Thanks Cheri we'll do it soon and good meeting you too. I will post some pics soon.

      May 5

  • Cheri

    Scott, I had sent you an email requesting an kayak. Do you still have one available?

    May 1

  • Jacqueline

    Trip was so beautiful! It was great to meet everybody.
    Thanks so much.

    1 · May 4

  • Janet K.

    Had a great time. Beautiful trip

    May 4

  • Joe

    I'm going, I have a kayak and a truck

    May 3

  • Scott T.

    My phone number is[masked] if you need help with directions or running late.

    May 2

  • Jacqueline

    Scott, just sent you an email regarding renting a kayak. I think, I sent it to you! Please let me know if you got it. Sounds like an awesome experience.

    May 1

    • Scott T.

      You bet Jacqueline I have one left. I hope you only need one.

      May 1

    • Jacqueline

      Yes Scott, just need one Kayak. Thanks for getting me one! See you tomorrow.

      May 2

  • Janet K.

    Scott, I have my own kayak, but can I get a ride back to my car at end of the trip? I am very excited!!

    May 2

    • Scott T.

      yes we'll arrange transportation.

      1 · May 2

  • Michael S.

    Sounds like a blast. I've never been on this section of the river so I'm looking forward to the new adventure.

    April 29

  • Adrian W.

    I have a rigid inflatable tandem kayak. Let me see if I can get a tandem partner between now and Friday. If not, I'll just rent a single. Thanks.

    April 30

    • Scott T.

      Great I have some still so let me know.

      April 30

    • Scott T.

      Adrian the last kayak has been rented. I hope you got a partner, sorry.

      May 1

  • Scott T.

    You will like this section Michael. Its scenic and normally loaded with wildlife.

    April 30

  • Barry O.

    I cant make it this weekend. This sounds like a great paddle. I hope you schedule this again more times through the season. I will make it sometime.

    April 29

  • Scott T.

    It is a beginner friendly paddle. Light navigation will be required since its a small river. I have Dagger Zydeco kayaks which are 11ft. And some smaller 9.5ft Necky kayaks.

    April 29

  • marie s

    Is this a beginner friendly paddle? And what kind of boats do you have?

    April 28

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