Etowah (D-E) Hwy 52 – Hwy 9

This is a lovely and scenic river, very quiet, relatively little development. The flow is gentle and consistent which makes you want more.

  • River Difficulty: Beginner (Class I)
  • Distance: 2.56  miles (Highway 52 to Highway 9)
  • Avg Gradient: 14 fpm
  • Hazards: Good potential for strainers
  • Minimum Suggested Level:
  • Nice Level: 260 CFS is a wonderful level
  • Max: ???


River Information:

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Put In / Take Out Location:

Put In: 3431.088′N, 84o 3.795′W: Good parking, Easy river access

Take Out: 34o 30.892′N, 84o 3.629′W: Be careful trying to drive in from the North. There is a piece of asphalt that looks like an entrance, but could damage your car. River access is relatively steep, but passable. Parking is good.

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Nearby Outfitters:

Appalachian Outfitters
Phone: 706-864-6156
Website: www.canoegeoriga.com
Rents: Kayaks, canoes, Sit On Tops
Location: At the end of GA400, turn left. Drive 3.5 miles and they will be on the left.

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