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 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 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 […]
April 8, 2018

Ecuadorian Whitewater: This isn’t Your Typical Southeastern River Scene

With the highest concentration of rivers per square kilometer Ecuador offers intermediate to expert boaters many rivers to paddle. Compared to the southeastern Untied States there […]
March 15, 2018

2018 OAC’s opening weekend of April 7

Spring is here and we are quickly approaching OAC’s opening weekend of April 7. Flowers are in bloom, reservations are being made, guides are starting to […]
February 9, 2018
Visiting La Moya Comunitario. Note the church mural in the background.

Real Ice Cream Made from Fruit and Glacier Ice and More Ecuadorian Fun!

This third blog of the series in Ecuador takes us to Riobama to check out Tren Ecuador. I wrote this blog from my apartment bedroom with […]

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