Kayaking has a language all its own. Although you might not speak it fluently you will definitely understand it when you enjoy a day of paddling around Lake Hartwell. Beautiful vistas, fascinating wildlife and friendly faces make a day on Lake Hartwell something to be enjoyed by the whole family. If you don’t own a kayak, don’t worry. Lake Hartwell has several locations that will be glad to rent you one and provide you with helpful instructions and safety tips so that you get the most out of you day safely. Come and dip a paddle with us today. We will be glad to see you!
|Georgia Hartwell Region|
Broad River Outpost
7911 Wildcat Bridge Road
State Rd 281
Danielsville, GA 30633
Canoe and kayak rental for use on the Broad River which has a “Wild and a Mild” section to choose from.
Sandy Creek Park
400 Holman Rd
Athens, GA 30607
On Lake Chapman, opened Tues. through Sun., hours vary by season), park entrance fee is $2 per person (kids under 4 and seniors are free) and disc golf fee is $1 per person. This pleasant park has a beach, playground, fishing pier, tent camping sites, dog runs, picnic area, horse trails, boat ramp, hiking trails, disc golf course, seasonal inexpensive canoe, kayak and paddle boat rentals; basketball and tennis courts.
|Georgia Toccoa Region|
At bridge on Hwy 384, 13 miles South of Helen
Rental rafts, canoes, kayaks, shuttle, parking and guided trips
|South Carolina Clemson Region|
157 Old Greenville Hwy
(off Rte. 93)
Clemson, SC 29631
Rent a kayak or canoe.
Nantahala Outdoor Center
851 A Chattooga Ridge Rd.
Mountain Rest, SC 29664
888-905-7238 or 800-232-7238
Guided rafting trips, kayak and canoe instruction
Table Rock State Park
158 E. Ellison Lane (off Hwy 11)
Pickens, SC 29671
10 miles of hiking trails, 2 stocked lakes (loaner poles available at the visitor’s center), rental kayaks, swimming area in lake, playground, picnic area, store, cabins and campsites for rent
The park’s trails start at the small nature center. The Carrick Creek trail is a moderate 1.9 mile loop, the Pinnacle Mountain Trail is a strenuous 3.3 mile hike and the Table Rock Trail is a strenuous 3.5 mile hike to the top of the mountain.
Chau Ram County Park
US Hwy 76 North,
7am to dusk
On Chauga River, 40 foot waterfall, suspension bridge, swimming, picnicking, hiking, biking, tubing, canoeing, kayaking (four major sets of rapids lie within the park waters), fishing and camping