Canoeing in Georgia

Canoeing Trips in Georgia

Want to paddle with alligators? From the Okefenokee Swamps to the Savannah River, Georgia has a lot of scenic paddling. Just remember that alligators can move fast even with those short legs! Check out all canoeing trips in Georgia for every level of canoeist. Whether you're looking for a guided trip, canoe rentals, self-guided, day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a canoe trip in Georgia for you! If you've paddled Georgia before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Planning the trip of a lifetime? Check out these safe paddling tips and always wear your life jacket

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Guide to Canoeing in Georgia

The wildlife in Georgia is thrilling to experience as you paddle throughout the state. If alligators make you nervous, many designated camping areas have raised platforms to protect campers from wildlife encounters. Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Georgia:

  • Okefenokee Swamp
  • Savannah River
  • Chattahoochee River

Canoeing Locations In Georgia

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in Georgia! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!

Plan a Canoeing Trip in Georgia

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout Georgia and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of Georgia community trip reports below:

Connect with Paddlers in Georgia

Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going kayaking in Georgia? Check out the Message Boards for resources to help you get started.

Canoe Outfitters in Georgia

Looking to rent a kayak or go on a guided trip? Check out these outfitters in Georgia: