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.

June 22, 2019
Catching the eddy to surf Hollywood Hole

Hollywood Rapid Video Blog

Hollywood Rapid on the Ocoee River in Tennessee One of the best play spots on the Ocoee River. And Hollywood has one of the best fun […]
June 15, 2019
Raft crashing through the second ledge of the Flipper rapid on the Middle Ocoee River

Enjoy a Virtual Ride Through Flipper Rapid on the Ocoee River

Flipper Rapid is a series of two ledges on the Middle Ocoee The really brave or reckless will stop to surf the first ledge of Flipper. […]
June 1, 2019
Rafting the Ocoee River in Tennessee

Left Right Left Rapid of the Middle Ocoee

Take a virtual ride down Left Right Left on the Middle Ocoee Get your sneak preview of the Middle Ocoee River rafting in our blogs. We […]
May 25, 2019
Smiling rafters paddling Double Trouble on the Ocoee River

Double Trouble Rapid Features Two Big Standing Waves

Double Trouble Rapid Video Blog Two Large Standing Waves Give this Rapid the Name Double Trouble. Double Trouble is a southeastern benchmark class III rapid and […]
May 18, 2019
Rafting Hell's Half Mile with Ocoee Adventure Center

Hell’s Half Mile Rapid Virtual Rafting Ride

Hell’s Half Mile rapid is a long fun ride on the Middle Ocoee River Whitewater Rafting through a Half Mile of Fun Class III Boogie Water […]
May 4, 2019
Rafting Moon Chute on the Middle Ocoee in Tennessee

Moon Chute Rapid on the Middle Ocoee

Take a virtual rafting trip down the Moon Chute rapid on the Middle Ocoee A Fun Bouncy Ocoee River Rapid and Play Spot Whitewater rafting Moon […]
April 17, 2019
OAC Raft Running Gonzo Shoals

Gonzo Shoals Rapid on the Middle Ocoee

The Middle Ocoee’s Gonzo Shoals rapid offers fun surfs and challenges As you leave Staging Eddy for Gonzo Shoals there is a large nose shaped rock […]
April 3, 2019
Raft surfing a hole

Staging Eddy Rapid on the Middle Ocoee River

Rafting trips regroup at Staging Eddy taking turns surfing before continuing downstream Staging Eddy has large eddies where raft trips regroup After whitewater rafting through Grumpy’s […]
March 27, 2019
Raft approaches Grumpy's Ledge

Grumpy’s Ledge Rapid on the Middle Ocoee River

Grumpy’s Ledge rapid is the first immediate class III test at put-in The first rapid of the Middle Ocoee River The Middle Ocoee whitewater rafting starts […]