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Ocoee River Total Eclipse Rafting

August 12th, 2017 / Paddleman / Comments Off

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One of the biggest astronomical events of the past few decades is upon us. A total solar eclipse is to occur August 21st at 2:30. We have 3 rafting trips available for you to choose from to watch the solar eclipse. Whether you’d like to watch it at the beginning, middle, or end of your […]

Goforth Creek at the Ocoee River

August 4th, 2017 / Jason Yuan / Comments Off

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Goforth Creek at the Ocoee River  Our guides at OcoeeAdventureCenter love to hike at Goforth Creek, a lovely mountain stream that dumps into the OcoeeRiver at the end of the Doldrums section of the Ocoee.  We found this great blog at www.tennesseerivervalleygeotourism.org  that describes Goforth in detail.  If you go there on a rainy day […]

Cherokee National Forest, Ocoee Whitewater Center: Old Copper Road Trail

July 23rd, 2017 / Jason Yuan / Comments Off

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Trail: Old Copper Road Trail Hike Location: Cherokee National Forest, Ocoee Whitewater Center Geographic Location: west of Ducktown, TN Length: 5.4 miles Difficulty: 3/10 (Easy/Moderate) Last Hiked: June 2017 Overview: An out-and-back along the north bank of the Ocoee River. Area Information: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cherokee/recreation/hiking/recarea/?recid=35096&actid=50 Google Map: http://www.mappedometer.com/?maproute=621186   Directions to the trailhead: The Ocoee Whitewater Center is located on the south side of US 64/74 6 miles west of Ducktown.  The […]