North Georgia Tubing Adventure
North Georgia has the best tubing adventures in the south! Tubing in North Georgia can be a great way to beat the heat and soak in the beautiful mountain air in the process. Relaxing in a tub as you float down a North Georgia Mountain river drifting mindlessly for a few hours sounds glorious! The beautiful waters of the Ellijay River run through the mountains in and around the city of Ellijay. These beautiful rivers are nestled deep in the North Georgia Mountains which create the perfect setting for relaxation and fun. Tubing offers something for the entire family; even small children can enjoy floating down the river on the laps of their parents. Below are some great places to beat the heat this summer!
Blue Ridge, Ga:
Toccoa Valley Campground
(706) 838-4317 www.toccoavalleycampground.com
11481 Aska Road, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
6 mile long tubing trip down the Toccoa River, lasts about 2-3 hours depending on the water level. If you are bringing young kids, give them a call to see if the water is high that day. It is best for children who are not experienced swimmers to go on a day that the water is low and not moving as swiftly.
Coosawattee River Tubing Company
(706) 635-1609 www.coosawattee.net
Located in the Eagle Mountain General Store at the Eagle Mountain entrance of the Coosawattee River Resort.
(800) 408-7236 www.rollingthunderriverco.com
20 Hughes Street, McCaysville, GA 30555
Offer single tube rentals. Tubing price includes life jackets and transportation up the Toccoa River to begin the trip.
TRA (Toccoa River Adventures)
340 Toccoa Avenue, McCaysville, GA 30555
Offer single tube, double or “honeymoon tubes,” canoes, kayaks, and even funyak rentals for the kids! Tubing pricing includes life jackets and transportation up the Toccoa River to begin the trip. Floating back down to TRA outpost should take appropriately 45 minutes. This trip runs in the later part of the day when water is released from the Blue Ridge Dam. Trip is gentle and a great way to soak up the sun!