Many of us live life on a fast speed. Ohatchee Creek is the perfect s-l-o-w down! Peaceful, quiet, beautiful...
We spent about 3 1/2 hours taking our time, stopping often for pictures, taking a picnic lunch break, and thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon. There are very few signs of civilization - just lots of lovely sights and sounds.
We put in at Hart's Ferry Bait and Tackle, where there are a few picnic tables along the Coosa River, and a boat launch. Just downstream from the launch, Ohatchee Creek joins the Coosa, meandering westward.
Chemical toilet, boat launch, picnic tables
From the junction of highway 144 and 77 (in Ohatchee, AL) drive south on 77 a short distance. Hart's Ferry Bait and Tackle will be on your right, along the Coosa River.
River/Creek (Up to Class II)