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Savannah River Hidden Gems Paddling Event

Georgia River Network is partnering with Savannah Riverkeeper & Georgia Kayak Fishing/Paddle 4 Tomorrow for the upcoming:

Savannah River Hidden Gems Paddling Event
Explore the last remaining shoals on the Savannah River

Sept 7th ~ 8 am – 4 pm ~ Augusta, GA

Not only will there be a kayak fishing workshop for those who want to learn the special techniques of this fun activity but also awe-inspiring presentations about the plants and animals that reside here, the history of the area, and ways that you can get involved in water quality monitoring and river cleanups in your community.

A great opportunity to paddle with your family and friends and visit this beautiful hidden gem.


Where: Savannah River in Augusta, GA (The stretch we are paddling is 3 miles and has beginner class 1 rapids.)

When: Saturday, September 7th ~ 8AM – 4PM

$50 ~ Includes Boat Rental, Lunch, and ACA Insurance($35 kids - 18 and under)
$25 ~ Includes Lunch and ACA Insurance, Bring your own Boat
$15 ~ Includes ACA Insurance, Bring your own Boat and Lunch

Presentations by: Judy Gordon (Botanist, Georgia Regents University, Augusta), Donna Wear (Ecologist, Georgia Regents University, Augusta), Beverly English (Adopt-A-Stream), and Bonny Putney (Rivers Alive).

Hosts: Georgia River Network, Savannah Riverkeeper & Georgia Kayak Fishing/Paddle 4 Tomorrow

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  • Joe W.

    Did anyone post any photos of yesterday's event? We would love to see them.

    September 8, 2013

    • Gwyneth M.

      We will have the GRN photos up in a week or so.... Soon come:) Thanks so much for coming out:) What a BLAST!!!!

      September 9, 2013

  • Gwyneth M.

    AWESOME! Thanks so much for coming out and enjoying this amazing Hidden Gem with us!

    September 9, 2013

  • Joe W.

    What a day! Everyone was so friendly and extremely helpful. A wonderful bunch of folks paddling one of God's greatest creations. Beautiful river.

    1 · September 8, 2013

  • Gwen

    What time will the river trip start? Do we really need to be at the Savannah Rapids Pavillion at 7:30?

    September 5, 2013

    • Gwyneth M.

      Greetings Gwen. Please call me and we can discuss options. [masked] Cheers! Registration closes at 3pm today

      September 6, 2013

    • Gwyneth M.

      Sorry I meant 2pm

      September 6, 2013

  • Gwen

    Anyone interested in carpooling from the Atlanta area? I have a rack and room for one other boat.

    1 · September 3, 2013

    • Gwyneth M.

      Greetings Gwen, I know that Anne Ledbetter is interested in carpooling. Her email is: [masked]

      September 3, 2013

  • Auntie C.

    I moved back to GA in July & still haven't settled in - hope to start kayaking with y'all next Spring -- y'all's paddle trips look like lots of fun!

    1 · August 15, 2013

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