Friends of PaddleMan – Ocoee Partners

Ducktown Basin Museum


The Burra Burra Mine is what put Ducktown and Copperhill on the map. Take a trip back into time and explore the wonders of the mine.

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Whitewater Aviation Corporation


The perfect landing for your one-stop mountain adventure! Fly in to Copperhill’s airport and go rafting on the Ocoee! 

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Stay at the Chattanoogan Hotel

chattanoogan Benchmark Hospitality’s remarkable urban resort features exquisite rooms and suites, amazing restaurants, a full-service spa, meeting space and all the shopping and entertainment of downtown Chattanooga.   Tell me more…


Blanche Manor


Guided horseback riding trips in the Cherokee National Forest with Blanche Manor.

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Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center


  A world of outdoor fun awaits you at the Nature Center. Walk along the Blue Heron Boardwalk…climb up into the sky in our Tree House.

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Ceiba Adventures


Ceiba’s river outfitting services are designed to assist you and your group in experiencing the ultimate Grand Canyon private river trip. Ceiba also outfits other rivers in the Southwest. Paddleman and his friend’s used Ceiba for a trip on the Salt River in Arizona recently and couldn’t have been happier with their service!

Grand Canyon & River Outfitting Services – Ceiba Adventures



Mountain Challenge


Founded in 1987, Mountain Challenge provides corporate development and team-building, and outdoor activities for groups and organizations from all types of fields.  Tell me more…


Blue Ridge Mountain Outfitters

 brmoOffering outdoor apparel retail in the Copperhill and Blue Ridge areas.  Not only do they specialize in outdoor gear and expertise, but they also offer clinics and guided trips.   Tell me more…




Cherokee National Forest


Nestleled in the southeastern portion of the Appalachian Mountains, the Cherokee National Forest is home to recreation enthusiasts of all types.

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Ocoee Whitewater Center

stelprdb5274069The whitewater center was built to house VIPs and competitors for the 1996 Olympic whitewater events held at the Ocoee River.  It now is a home for information and gift for visitors to the river.

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295-rev-2-TVA-Logo300-600x380Tva is the managing body of the dam system that controls the Ocoee River.  Check out all the rivers that TVA runs

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Ocoee River Levels


Check the water levels on the Ocoee River prior to traveling to the river to make sure that the river is running

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Save the Ocoee


Whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River is at risk of becoming extinct due to a dramatic increase in fees and contract termination.  Become aware of the threats that may kill off rafting on one of America’s most popular rafting destinations.

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