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Difficulty I-II
Length 5 Miles
Gauge MIDDLE OCONEE RIVER NEAR ATHENS, GA
Flow Range 1.00 - 4.00 FT
Flow Rate as of: 59 minutes ago 1.45 [FT] 👍 ℹ️ ⚠️
Reach Info Last Updated 03/30/2019 6:54 pm

River Description


One of the more popular floats in Athens. This section is great for someone who has never paddled before, as long as the river is not high. Very scenic and populated with otters, turtles and great blue herons. 

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Put in on river left at Ben Burton Park. There is a county maintaned boat launch here. 

Take out at Macon Hwy. As of Feb 2019 there is not a public access point and parking is along the road. Take out either river right or river left, under the bridge and carry out just on the upstream side of the bridge. 

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1211154 02/14/19 Alex Harvey n/a
1211156 02/14/19 Alex Harvey updated stats
1211157 02/14/19 Alex Harvey updated description
1211158 02/14/19 Alex Harvey directions to the river
1211564 03/30/19 Alex Harvey updated name