Chattahoochee River Tubing – Metro
Shooting the ‘Hooch is one of the top things to do outside of Atlanta! Float the Chattahoochee River with family and friends as you enjoy its stunning scenery and cool, gentle currents.
Float, spin or just kick back as you shoot the ‘Hooch in the Georgia sunshine with Nantahala Outdoor Center. NOC offers tube rentals for families and groups to enjoy a relaxing float trip from Johnson Ferry to Powers Island or the Class I-II whitewater trip from Powers Island to Paces Mill. Explore the Chattahoochee River’s colorful granite outcroppings (how the river got its name), wooded banks, and cool, gentle current.
Because NOC is the National Park’s only on-site outfitter all trips begin and end at NOC’s outposts inside the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
- Tubing the ‘Hooch is one of the top things to do for Atlanta residents and visitors.
- NOC offers tubing float trips from Johnson Ferry to Powers Island and the Class I-II whitewater trip from Powers Island to Paces Mill
- NOC is the national park’s only on-site outfitter all trips begin and end at NOC’s outposts inside the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
- The Chattahoochee River’s scenic views and cool, gentle currents make it a great escape for locals and visitors.
What to Expect
NOC Metro Tubing trips take approximately 3-5 hours, with 2-4 hours on the river. The remaining time will be spent in trip preparation and shuttle from the take-out at Paces Mill or Power’s Island.
Please plan to arrive 45 minutes prior to your reservation at NOC’s Metro Atlanta Outpost in Sandy Springs to allow time for parking and check in. Guests will gear up and take a short shuttle to the put-in for a half-day float down the Chattahoochee River.
Tube rentals include a tube for 1 person, a shuttle ride, and a personal flotation device (PFD).
Guests should wear shoes that stay securely on your feet, quick-dry clothing, swimsuit, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
All participants must be 8 years of age or older. All minors (17 and under) require the presence of an adult during whitewater activities. There must be one adult for every four youth under the age of 11. There is a $3 parking fee paid to the National Park Service upon arrival.
The NOC Outpost store offers t-shirts, snacks, sunblock, and other river essentials.