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Author Archives: Kayak Guy Atlanta

Toccoa River Blue Ridge GA – Aska Road

This amazing trip took place in the scenic mountains of Blue Ridge, GA on the clear waters of the Toccoa River. The total distance of the trip was around 9 miles and takes close to 3 hours paddling. The perfect amount of time and distance…long enough to really enjoy and make it worth your time, but … Continue reading »

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Etowah River – Hwy 9 River Park to Kelly Bridge

        This has easily become my favorite trips within driving distance of Atlanta.  I think it’s the diversity of the trip that makes it so appealing.  The park starts with a nice safe and clean park not far from River View Middle School.  The put in has good sandy shores which make … Continue reading »

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Tennessee River Blueway

          It’s known as the Tennessee River Blueway, a 45 mile stretch of flatwater on the Tennessee River in southern Tennessee. It has some excellent scenery and great parks and marinas along the way, so it is an obvious ideal place for a kayak trip.  We did a shorter trip in 2014 and … Continue reading »

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Kayak Guy Atlanta 2016.

I have now entered my 4th year as the Kayak Guy of Atlanta. A role that I have taken seriously. Each year I feel the need to find some of the best kayaking around. Oh and this year will be no different. We will obviously be kayaking the Atlanta metro Chattahoochee. This is a great … Continue reading »

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Etowah River Trip #3

Yes this was the third trip on the Etowah River in Dawsonville, GA. But man, they just seem to get better. This trip took place on a cool November 1st morning. It was chilly but we had 7 brave kayakers not afraid of a little cool weather. One so brave he decided it would be … Continue reading »

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Boy Scout Troop 942

It was an honor to have Boy Scout Troop 942 out of Peachtree Corners join us.  They set out early morning on the date September 21, 2013. The rented my entire fleet of kayaks.  I give them credit since the weather called for heavy rains and cool temps.  But when it comes to kayaking, a … Continue reading »

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Morgan Falls Overlook Park kayaking

This park is just an amazingly cool place to kayak for the day.  We arrived early enough to see the fog lifting from the Bulls Sluice Lake.  It never gets old to see that happen but you need to arrive early because it burns off fast. Bulls Sluice lake is a must see if you … Continue reading »

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Island Ford to Morgan Falls

I just wanted to thank the great crew that joined Kayak Guy Atlanta on this tour. We had a great adventure and lots of fun. The trip started at Island Ford Park in North Sandy Springs at the National Parks HQ. We ended at Morgan Falls Overlook Park. It was a total of 7-8 miles … Continue reading »

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Garrard Landing – Island Ford (Chattahoochee River)

This tour took place on Sunday June 23rd in the early morning around 8AM. It was just a fun kayak tour with some new faces.  This trip reminded me why I started this small business.  Our kayakers were just a pleasure to be around and they all seemed genuinely happy to be on the river.  … Continue reading »

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Etowah River Hwy 9 to Kelly Bridge

          This trip is one of my absolute favorite’s in all of Georgia. We had such a positive response from guests on Saturday that we decided to have one again on Sunday. I was glad to do two trips, as this is a scenic and exciting section on the Etowah River. … Continue reading »

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