Ocoee River Articles and Information

It is a River in Two States with Two Names. The river is a 94 mile long tributary of the Hiwassee River located in the southeastern United States. Its headwaters are located in the Chattahoochee National Forest in northern Georgia. From there, the river flows northwest and then curves northeast into Tennessee. Then passing through the Cherokee National Forest and the Ocoee River Gorge. It eventually joins the Hiwassee River near Benton, Tennessee. Along its course, the Ocoee River is a popular destination for whitewater rafting and kayaking, as well as fishing and camping. The Middle and Upper sections are popular for whitewater activities.

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
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 […]
April 25, 2022
Ocoee #1 Dam before the modifications of the 80s

Ocoee River Geological History

Ocoee River Geological History A long and fabled history accompanies the Ocoee River. This history extends much longer than ours due to its ancient nature. Let’s […]
April 6, 2022

The History of Water Power on the Taccoa/Ocoee River

History of Power Generation History on the Taccoa/Ocoee River A river so good they had to name it twice! Learn the history of five dams on […]
May 6, 2021
Ocoee River rafting adventure with three generations taking time to play and surf

How long does it take to raft the Ocoee River?

How long does it take to raft the Ocoee River? River play adds time and fun to rafting trips! Is the question how long will it […]
December 11, 2019
Rafting Double Suck Rapid on the Middle Ocoee River

Learn About Double Suck Rapid Surfing

Double Suck Rapid Video Blog Double Suck Rapid on the Ocoee River in Tennessee Whitewater rafting Double Suck rapid on the Middle Ocoee River can be […]