Our June 8 Paddle!

The Tugaloo River Water Trail History Paddle is June 8, beginning at 9:30am. Pay at the event: cash or check $20 per person and $40 for families of 4. Be at the drop off/put-in point with your boat by 8:30 am (Walker Creek Boat Launch). Walker Creek Boat Launch is located on Yonah Dam Road. […]

Boaters Checklist & River Etiquette

Boater’s Checklist We have complied a short list of things you need to consider before you paddle the Tugaloo River. This is a flat-water paddle but like any body of water, be sure to put safety first! The list below is not extensive. There are other things that can be added, but this is a […]

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 […]

Sunset Paddle Set for September 4

The Tugaloo River Water Trail Sunset Paddle is scheduled for September 4, beginning at 4:30 pm. Paddlers will leave from the Broken Bridges Park within the Stephens County Park located on Georgia Highway 123 before you cross the bridge to South Carolina. “This is a favorite paddle because of the time of day and the […]

It’s Official! We’re a Water Trail

At the end of May 2021, the Georgia River Network (GRN) designated the Tugaloo River Water Trail as an established part of the organization’s Georgia Water Trails Network during a ribbon cutting ceremony at Broken Bridges, the water trail’s end point within Stephens County Park. The ceremony was attended by local dignitaries, leaders and stakeholders […]