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Chattahoochee River

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Address: Helen, GA

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Possibly my favourite place in the world

I try to explain this place back home in England and can't. So relaxed, with a beautiful surrounding. The whole town is just incredible

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I try to explain this place back home in England and can't. So relaxed, with a beautiful surrounding. The whole town is just incredible

1 Thank 845kaya
Walterboro, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This river can be seen all around Helen, GA. We saw it at different areas, each time more beautiful than the last. Would love to visit it during the summer!

1 Thank Faith N
Fondo, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were there in the winter but we noticed a fair amount of trash on the banks of the river. It is very popular for tubing, perhaps to a fault in the summer. There are stretches away from town that a more picturesque.

Thank FondoTraveler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Tubing on the river is a great way to spend a summer afternoon. The river isn't very deep which makes is easy for the younger folks to navigate. You get to see Helen from a unique point of view

Thank Napaguy68
Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

You can see the River from so many places in the town. Either while eating at one of the restaurants or while off the beaten path at the general store. (There, they have a place you can feed the trout.) The store on your way into town. The way it winds through town just adds to the beauty of this... More 

1 Thank mikki777
Englewood, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Water level very low but still something to see. It run through part off the town peaceful. Near a lot of junk shops in town.

Thank rojoe
Jonesboro, Georgia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The water levels were low so there was no water rafting on the river. Very disappointing because we wanted to hear the babbling brook.

Thank carolynrmiller
Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Its a long scenic cristaline river that run across mountains, valleys and downtown Helen. It run around hotels, restaurant, pops, cottages and country side. Go and ride on rubber tube station.

1 Thank CarlosFrankieB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Very dry here, Forrest fires in Carolinas are cramping outdoor activities but river runs through town and very peaceful and relaxing. It's a big part of Helen.

Thank Cassandra W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Headwaters of one of the longest river systems south of the Savannah River. The water is real low right now as the region is experiencing a drought, but usually in the summer, tubing opportunities on this river are awesome!

Thank Harold B

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