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Appalachian Outfitters

2084 S Chestatee, Dahlonega, GA 30533-5521
+1 706-864-7117
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Great outdoor activity with Family & Friends!

My family and I have been going to Appalachian Outfitters for years. The owner Ben, is so friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dahlonega, Georgia
Kayaking was great!

My husband and I went with another couple recently to try out kayaking on the Chestatee river... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Canton, Georgia
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2084 S Chestatee, Dahlonega, GA 30533-5521
+1 706-864-7117
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been going to Appalachian Outfitters for years. The owner Ben, is so friendly & helpful. The guys that help with the Canoes & Kayaks are very attentive. I highly recommend the Chestatee river. We always bring a packed lunch &...More

1  Thank ArielCLooney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went with another couple recently to try out kayaking on the Chestatee river. Each couple had a double person kayak and we did the 6mile route which took us around 2.5 hours. It was the beginner route and glad we did...More

Thank KShubel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a family trip kayaking down the Lower Chestatee River. It was so much fun! We saw tons of turtles and my kids are convinced they saw Big Foot! It took just a little over 2 hours for us to get to the end....More

1  Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly staff, $6 per tube and they take you up river and you float back. Can get out just before the landing and walk back to start on the trail and go again and again if you want. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 15 women planned for months to paddle the lower Chestatee with this outfitter for the 3rd time. They were most accommodating to all our individual needs and interests. Our specific boats were requested in advance and ready upon our arrival. The vests...More

Thank lgraves2136
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I couldn't believe the price! We paid our $6, hopped in the shuttle, got our tubes on the river and had a wonderful 40 minute float down the river. The water was shallow enough almost the whole time to see the bottom and stand up...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We have used this outfit several times for kayaking and have never been disappointed. The staff is always friendly and knowledgeable. This last weekend, we shuttled ourselves to do a section of the Etowah, but one of their staff was at the take out and...More

Thank tara m
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We went tandem kayaking at the perfect time. The rhododendrons and Indian Hawthorne were in bloom along the river. We saw a brown water snake swimming down the river and it was not shy about getting his picture taken. Go during the week to avoid...More

Thank leahkashouty
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

If you want Helen type amounts of people this is not for you. However if you want relaxation and peaceful experience then check this out. I'd just like to fish it too.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Nice place - nothing fancy, but just what you need. They support a number of kayaking routes. We chose the most basic: a nominally 3 hour trip down the Chestatee river. They quickly and efficiently got us fitted out and launched down the river. Beautiful...More

Thank Mike K
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