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Chattahoochee River

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Address: Helen, GA
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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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
rojoe
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Englewood, Florida
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Englewood, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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8 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Thank carolynrmiller
Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank CarlosFrankieB
Macon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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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!

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Thank Harold B
Evans, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a very pretty river that ran across the back of our hotel property. Looks very clean. Our dog loved playing in the river and we enjoyed sitting in some swings alongside the river.

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Phenix City, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Good to see the clear headwaters of the 'Hootc', but because of the lack of rain, it was only 6" deep except some pools of water. No tubing being done.

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Thank Stephen W
Gainesville, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Just beautiful how clean and nice the river is. My daughter was able to walk out to the rocks and play in the water even on a chilly fall day.

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Thank cclark06175
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

By the Troll Tavern, there is parking lot that allows people park and walk into the river stream. The stream is shallow enough/was shallow enough to wade around or just sit in the water. I sat on a rock soaking my feet in the cool water.

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Thank Christine H
Marietta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

In a hot and relaxing day this is one of those things very refreshing and peaceful. I highly recommend to go in raining season so the water level is appropriate during the 2 hrs tubing down the river. I also recommend to start at 10:00 am when not too much people.

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