Experience the beauty beyond the bend.

Canoeing, Kayaking, & Tubing trips along the scenic Chestatee & Etowah Rivers, near Dahlonega, GA

Appalachian Outfitters 2020 River Season and Protocol for Covid-19

We are all tired of our lives being restricted by the pandemic. But we know NOW that it has saved lives! Like all small businesses AO really wants to get back at doing what we love to do . . . "Get our customers paddling again!!" But some changes will need to take place in our operation to keep everyone safe. So here are some things to expect from us as we begin our season.

*Lower Chestatee and Tubing trips only for now

*Reservations required by phone

*Prepayment highly preferred.

*No cash sales

*No groups over 10 for now.

*Each group will have a start time seperate from other groups.

*Please wait at designated location with your group until it is your start time.

*Only six people in designated seating allowed in any shuttle van at one time.

*Drivers of customers cars may be asked to park at take-out location and shuttled before beginning river trip.

*We suggest wearing a face mask while at our river outpost.

*CLEANING....All canoes, kayaks, paddles, lifejackets, shuttle van seats will be disinfected after every use. Portable toilets and dressing rooms will be cleaned often and hand sanitizer available. We will be using bleach solutions, isopropyl alcohol and disinfectants as Selectrocide (CLO2) to clean equipment.

*All employees will be wearing face masks.

Stay Safe and Paddle Safe.
-AO Staff

Join us for a great Canoeing,
Kayaking, or Tubing trip.

Explore the beauty of the North Georgia Mountains by way of its spectacular rivers! Whether it’s a scenic float or a ride through the rapids, a river adventure is a wonderful way to spend the weekend.

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weekdays 10 am to 3 pm weekends 9 am to 3 pm

 
 

The best Tubing trip in North Georgia

If you really want to get cooled off on a hot summer day come take a refreshing float in a tube with us! We offer a short but fun tubing float on the Chestatee River, just outside of Dahlonega. Learn More

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Canoeing or Kayaking
Seasonal Hours

  1. Closed - We do accomodate pre-arranged trips for large groups during the off-season
  2. Open - Saturday & Sunday

    Office Hours:
    Weekends from 9am to 3pm
  3. Open - Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday

    Office Hours:
    Weekdays from 10am to 3pm
    Weekends from 9am to 3pm
  4. Open - Everyday

    Office Hours:
    Weekdays from 10am to 3pm
    Weekends from 9am to 3pm
  5. Open - Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday

    Office Hours:
    Weekdays from 10am to 3pm
    Weekends from 9am to 3pm
  6. Open - Saturday & Sunday

    Office Hours:
    Weekends from 9am to 3pm
  7. Office Hours:
    Open - Saturday & Sunday BY RESERVATION ONLY
  8. Closed - We do accomodate pre-arranged trips for large groups during the off-season

Tubing Seasonal Hours

Tubing is opened from MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND
thru LABOR DAY WEEKEND.

WEEKDAYS from 10am to 4pm
WEEKENDS from 10am to 5pm

 

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