Tubing and Paddling Trips

The Toccoa River is a dam-controlled river and TVA releases water at various times. This can result in the river becoming swifter and deeper without warning. Water release schedules with TVA often change without notice due to unanticipated changes in weather conditions and power system requirements. It is best to arrive at our center, get a river flow report at the time you arrive and decide which trip length will suit you best.

Approximate time on the river for tubing trips and "paddle" boats (canoes, kayaks, funyaks); the latest time you can arrive for a specific trip

  1.5 mile
Arrive no later than 4pm 
3 mile
Arrive no later than 2pm 
3 mile
Arrive no later than 2pm 

6 mile
Arrive no later than Noon
Paddling/No Tubing

Normal Flow
(Before TVA Releases)
1-1/2 hours 3 hours 2-3 hours 5 hours

Swift Water
(After TVA Releases)

20-30 minutes 1-1/2 hours 1-2 hours 3 hours


Toccoa River Tubing & Kayaking Center
Office Hours
Memorial Day to Labor Day

10 a.m. -  6 p.m.

Remember: We are in the Eastern Time Zone

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