June 21, 2018

Safely rafting the Ocoee River: What are the Do’s and Dont’s of whitewater rafting?

DO: Go with a professional Not to toot our own horn, but we pride ourselves on being one of the best on the Ocoee River. Our […]
June 17, 2018

Should I raft The Middle Ocoee River or The Upper Ocoee River?

  Should I raft The Middle Ocoee River or The Upper Ocoee River? This is a question we get a lot from folks not familiar with […]
June 14, 2018

Ocoee River and the new TVA agreement

  Over the last couple of years the group of Ocoee River Outfitters, Ocoee Adventure Center included, have been scared about the looming expiration date of […]
June 10, 2018
A tall old growth poplar tree outlined against a blue sky

Why You Want to Visit Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest

by Holly Lavender If ever there were a little bit of paradise here on Earth, it can be found beneath the sacred boughs of the “ancient” […]
May 23, 2018

Buck Bald-Amazing views of the southeastern Appalachians

One of the places we highly recommend you see while on your visit to us for Ocoee whitewater rafting is a mountain peak called “Buck Bald”. […]
May 20, 2018

Ocoee River Camping

Lodging near Ocoee Adventure Center is abundant, but my personal favorite place to stay is in a tent and sleeping bag. Sleeping under the stars has […]
May 16, 2018

What is it like to Raft the Upper Ocoee River and the 1996 Olympic Whitewater Slalom Course?

Watch this video to see class IV action at rapids named Mikey’s, Blue Hole, Callihan’s, Godzilla, Humongous, and Roach Motel. Mikey’s is the first class IV […]
May 13, 2018

Ducktown Basin Museum and Mining History in Polk County

This week’s blog takes us to the Ducktown Basin Museum to learn some local history. The museum is located at the site of the historic Burra […]
May 11, 2018

Should I take a Whitewater Rafting Trip?

While a full blown river lifestyle is not everyone’s cup of tea, I believe that everyone should experience whitewater rafting at least once. Whether you’re a […]

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