Archive for June 9th, 2009

Rafting on the OcoeeOne river flowing through two states, Georgia and Tennessee. In Georgia it’s the Toccoa River and in Tennesse it’s the Ocoee River. Today we’ll be focusing on the Tennessee side with the Ocoee River.

Photo by daneen_vol

Photo by daneen_vol

The Ocoee River was host for the whitwater slalom events in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. You can still ride the Ocoee, and there are plenty of places for rafting on the Ocoee. A lot of these places are right along side the actual Southern Highroads Highway, so there’s no traveling off the beaten path. The drive alongside the river is absolutely spectacular.

For some extra information in regards to visiting the Ocoee River area, visit the official website… Ocoee River Area.


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