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Chattahoochee River

Address: Helen, GA
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Ranked #5 of 21 Attractions in Helen
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Swimming
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Swimming

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Orlando, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The water was cold however it was January but it was crystal clear..and there was ice on some of the water....but I loved sitting downtown watching it flow by..

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Helen, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We have spent plenty of days on the Chattahoochee River. My kids love being in the water and the river offers so much for us to do. You can whitewater raft, tube, kayak, fish, so many things, we never get bored. The Chattahoochee boasts beautiful trout and Helen has a tournament every year. I would strongly encourage anyone who loves... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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321 reviews 321 reviews
154 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It runs swiftly then slowly. It is narrow so one is shaded by mature trees. Very very cold water. You can embark fro the center of Helen. Afterwards get a sausage and a beer nearby

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I wish it could stay as clean and clear all the way through Atlanta. Riverfront hotels are fun to throw a ball into the water for your dog while you sit in comfort on your patio out of the rain!

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Roswell, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

What can I say as the beauty of the river speaks for itself. There are many hotels, restaurants and bars with a view of the river. Also, great entertainment by watching the tubers.

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Augusta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great river to cool off in..if you want to get the blood flowing just wade the river..the hooch will give old bones new life and the young ones a thrill..be sure to explore the upper hooch's many attractions and the natural wonders of the North Helen Mountains.

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Gaffney, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed in a hotel tight on the river. It was so peaceful sitting on a swing watching the people float by on tubes.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The River curves around town in a S shape that the town designed there store restaurants and Fudge Factories around.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We rafted down the hooch 3 times The water was low, but it was still an awesome trip! Wished there were a few more swings close to the hooch in the "hotel" section, it would have been nice to sit on a swing and watch other tubers go down the hooch.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Ole Allen Jackson wrote a song about way down yonder on the Chattahoochee River. What he failed to tell you was about Tubing way up the Chattahoochee River in Helen Ga. This beautiful German town is a great vacation spot. Yes I've done about everything there but, tubing with hundreds of people at one time & your kids has got... More 

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