OAC Ocoee River Rafting Articles

Learn more about the Ocoee River, whitewater rafting, river guides, and the Blue Ridge Mountains through our rafting articles.

February 5, 2023

Rules of River Rafting

Rules of white water rafting 1. Always wear a life jacket, or personal flotation device (PFD) and helmet. Life Jackets must be worn and need to […]
February 5, 2023
Oocee River Rafting

Middle Ocoee River Rapids

The Middle Ocoee Rapids of Traditional Ocoee River Rafting Learn the names and characters of the middle Ocoee River rapids in this article Grumpy’s Ledge Immediate […]
February 5, 2023
Upper Ocoee rafting with OAC

Upper Ocoee vs Middle Ocoee

What is the difference between upper and middle Ocoee? Rafting the Upper and Middle Ocoee sections take roughly two hours each, spanning about five miles each. […]
February 5, 2023

What to Wear while Rafting on the Ocoee River

What to wear rafting? For the summer shorts or a bathing suit or swim trunks and a T-shirt are best. Shoes that will stay on your […]
February 5, 2023
Rafting in lake

Toccoa to Ocoee an Overview of the Classic River

Quick Overview of the Ocoee River Location and Origin of the Ocoee River The Ocoee River is located in Polk County Tennessee just north of the […]
February 5, 2023
Splash in Olympic Course

History of the Birth of Commercial Rafting on the Upper Ocoee

The History of the Upper Ocoee releases After the Middle Ocoee agreement was reached commercial rafting growth continued at a steady pace. And soon over twenty […]
February 5, 2023
Middle Ocoee White Water Rafting

A Brief History of Ocoee River Rafting

How Ocoee River Rafting Begins Whitewater activities began almost as soon as the Ocoee #2 flume fails. Thus allowing the Ocoee River to run free once […]
August 13, 2022
Guide Pierce at OAC

Meet Pierce Lane the Guide of the Week for August 13, 2022!

Meet the Guide of the Week! At Ocoee Adventure Center, we pride ourselves on having the most experienced and fun-loving guides on the river! You can […]
August 12, 2022

Bear Feet Retreat Cabin Rental

Bear Feet Retreat Cabin Rental Brand New Cabin for short term renting, in McCaysville, Ga. This 2 Bedroom/2 Full Bathroom cabin will take your breath away! […]