Rafters on the Chattooga River in south carolina


Chattooga River, SC

Whitewater rafting on the Chattooga River is one of the most unforgettable experiences in the Southeast. Designated “Wild & Scenic” by Congress in 1974, forever preserving its rugged river gorge. The Chattooga River offers breathtaking scenery, treasured whitewater all in an unmatched wilderness setting.

The Chattooga Section 3 is great for ages 8+ and offers a more “mild and scenic” rafting adventure for kids and adults to experience swimming holes, Class II-III rapids and an exciting Class IV finish at Bull Sluice. Chattooga Section 4 is for ages 12+ and picks up the pace with Seven Foot Falls and culminates with the infamous Five Falls, where five adrenaline-pumping Class IV rapids follow in quick succession. Both trips feature a scenic lunch along either a beautiful stretch of river or at the base of Long Creek Falls.

NOC has been leading trips on the Chattooga since our company’s inception in 1972. In fact, our company founder Payson Kennedy was a stunt double in Deliverance, filmed on the Chattooga River. NOC’s Chattooga guides are among the nation’s most elite whitewater guides. They receive industry-leading training and are also equipped with the most modern river equipment.

If you’re looking for whitewater rafting Near Georgia or South Carolina, The Chattooga River is the perfect choice.

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