White Water Rafting In Georgia

White water rafting in Georgia is only an hour and a half  drive from the north side of Atlanta making it an ideal excursion even for day trips. The Ocoee River put white water rafting in Georgia on the map when it was chosen as the venue for the 1996 Olympic whitewater events. This thrill a minute river runs through Tennessee and north Georgia.

Many people have the idea that a rafting trip involves a long, tiring bus ride of several hours to a remote wilderness location. This is not the case with white water rafting in Georgia. It is easily accessible with a wide array of places to stay and dine while visiting us.

Rolling Thunder River Company  is located in the small town of McCaysville, Georgia which straddles the Georgia/Tennessee border-about 15 minutes from Blue Ridge-and is the only rafting company running the Ocoee River which is actually located in Georgia. Rolling Thunder is the closest rafting company to Atlanta.

We are located right on the headwaters of the Ocoee (called the Toccoa River when it crosses state lines). A short bus ride from our rafting center to the Cherokee National Forest will put a paddle in your hands and a thundering river under your raft. Rolling Thunder offers half day and full day trip on the Ocoee River – Georgia white water rafting at its’ ultimate!

You can also go from mild to wild all in the same day when you visit Rolling Thunder in north Georgia.

Enjoy a refreshing, mild float trip on the Toccoa River and then jump on a raft for a roller coaster ride on the waters of the Ocoee.

Rolling Thunder has entertained almost half a million rafters since our inception in 1977. We have maintained an outstanding safety record for 35 years and have earned our reputation with every single trip as a safety conscious provider of high quality river adventures.

Join us white water rafting in Georgia for a fun filled, memorable trip. We run trips from the first of April until the end of September. Booking online is easy or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

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