Chattooga, Beautiful but Deadly

The Chattooga is a beautiful but deadly place. Over 30 people have died here since 1970. The advice below is based on their experiences. • Go with someone who is familiar with the river. • Don’t try to paddle rapids beyond your skill level. Most Chattooga rapids...

Kayak Fatality on Little River Canyon

[From the National Park Service Morning Report – 12/23/97] Jonathan Harris, 26, of Hokes Bluff, Alabama, was negotiating a narrow chute over a two-foot-high fall on the Little River on December 22nd when the front of his kayak became lodged under some rocks and...