The Things that Are Important

Tugaloo River Water Trail Policies Code of Conduct On the Tugaloo River, we like to think of our river adventure participants as our “river family.” We come from many different backgrounds, but the river is the great equalizer and our common bond. We want all participants to treat one another as family.  Please Please Don’t— […]

Pancake Paddle April 22!

Looking forward to our first paddle of the year. Our Annual Pancake Paddle on Saturday, April 22, at 8:30 am. We’ll meet at Traveler’s Rest (4339 Riverdale Road, Toccoa, Georgia) and have a delicious pancake breakfast before dropping down to Toccoa Creek. Then we’ll paddle out to the Tugaloo River and back into Owl Swamp […]

Safety First!

Water can be deceiving! Every river no matter how slow has a currant flowing beneath the surface. We recommend that before you begin your canoe or kayak adventure, you test your ability in a beginner’s class or in a small lake with friends present. Sure, you can go it alone if you’re an experienced kayaker, […]

Tugaloo River History Paddle May 28

The Annual Tugaloo River History Paddle is scheduled for Saturday, May 28, beginning at 8:30 am at the Walker Creek Boat Ramp (Tugaloo River Water Trail access) and pull out around 3 pm at Broken Bridges (Stephens County Park on Georgia Hwy 123). This paddle takes some of the most beautiful portions of the Tugaloo […]

April 9! Our First Annual Pancake Paddle

Winter is OVER!! Let’s get spring rolling with the FIRST annual Tugaloo River Water Trail Pancake Paddle!! You are going to love this paddle because it includes Bacon and Pancakes and sunshine and water and historical stories! Our first paddle of 2022 is scheduled for April 9 at 8:30 am beginning at Traveler’s Rest! (We […]

Spooky Stories on the Tugaloo River

Get ready to hear some of the spookiest stories on the river! The Tugaloo River Water Trail (TRWT) will sponsor a “Spooky Story Paddle” on Saturday, October 23 beginning at 4:30 pm at the Owl Swamp pull out on Toccoa Creek. “For years,” says historian and author Kelly Vickers, “we have collected so many stories […]