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Tallapoosa River

Trip Overview

The water was shallow and we were told that vit was 3 hour float and "the best" to launch from. It had a lot of fallen trees and shallow areas we had to get out and walk a good bit of this river. Got out at Broad St in a little over 2 hours. I recommend Horseshoe Bend but this site can be muddy, crowded, a lot of garbage on the ground, but the take out is within walking distance back to your vehicle. It's a 1-2 hour float around the bend. Shallow water and most people tube here. No parking fee. On busy summer days parking spots are rare.
  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Canoeing, Kayak Fishing, Fishing, Photography
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Number of Portages: 2
  • Portage Description: Not paved.
Steep launch, can become slippery and eroded. Take out at Liner Rd bridge can be a pain. Steep eroded, slippery, and muddy mess.

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