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Chattahoochee River, GA

Things to do outside Atlanta – Chattahoochee River Outposts & Recreation

Explore the abundant recreational opportunities offered by the Chattahoochee River and National Recreation Area, situated north of Atlanta, catering to both local residents and visitors alike.

Originating in Northeast Georgia and traversing the heart of metro Atlanta before culminating in the Gulf of Mexico, the Chattahoochee River stands as a premier outdoor destination, attracting millions of enthusiasts annually with its captivating landscapes and pristine natural settings. Activities abound along the river, including kayaking, fishing, and exploring extensive networks of running, hiking, and biking trails.

Nantahala Outdoor Center boasts multiple outpost locations, strategically positioned in Sandy Springs and Roswell to the north of Atlanta’s downtown core. With a commitment to excellence, NOC ensures a seamless outdoor experience, providing top-tier craft and equipment rentals, expert instruction, and shuttle services to various river access points. From tubing and rafting to kayaking, canoeing, biking, and stand-up paddleboarding, NOC offers a myriad of ways to explore the ‘Hooch in unparalleled style.

Venture just beyond Atlanta’s city limits to partake in distinctive experiences such as guided paddling excursions at sunrise and sunset, pedal and pour tours showcasing local breweries, and engaging summer camps and paddling courses tailored for young adventurers.

For those seeking further thrills, don’t overlook our exhilarating Chattooga River adventures, delivering an added dose of white water excitement amidst Georgia’s scenic landscapes.

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