Boat Rentals

Yellow kayak with paddler on a foggy day.
The Chattahoochee on a quiet day.


Listed below are the authorized outfitters for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Outfitters are required to provide a safe vessel with paddles and U.S. Coast Guard approved life jackets for each person in the vessel.

Whether you are a novice or an experience paddler, knowing what to expect before you arrive is important for having a safe, enjoyable trip. River information such as water quality, river flow rate, dam release schedule, and weather forecast are available on our Current Conditions page.


Alpharetta Outfitters

79 South Main St. Alpharetta, Ga. 30009

Contact: Jeff Wright
(P) 678-762-0027

Services: Fishing Guide Services



Chattapoochie LLC

2305 Sutton St SE Atlanta, Ga. 30317

Contact: Leslie Doucette
(P) 404-227-0638

Services: Dog Hiking Services



Chattahoochee River Tubing

1740 3864 Harts Mill Lane ne Brookhaven, Ga 30319

Contact: Jordan Utley
(P) 678-773-7286

Services: Tube rentals, Single Person Kayak



Kayak Classes of Georgia

P.O. Box 1576 Jackson, Ga. 30233

Contact: John Miller
(P) 678-549-4950

Services: kayak classes, Safety classes & Guided Safety Trips


Nantahala Outdoor Center

203 Azalea Dr, Roswell, GA 30075

Contact: NOC Reservations
(P) 800-232-7238

Services: Kayak rentals, Sunset guided paddling services, Stand up paddleboards rentals, bike rentals, tube and canoe rentals



Recreational Equipment Incorporated, Inc (REI)

PO Box 1938 Sumner, WA 98390-0800

Contact: Hope Oldham
(P) 770-901-9200

Services: Kayak Tours, Watercraft Rental, Shuttle Service, Kayak classes, SUP tours, Back country navigation, Bike tours, wilderness first aid class, Day hikes, Rock Climbing, Rappelling classes



River Through Atlanta LLC

710 Riverside Rd Roswell, Ga. 30075

Contact: Chris Scalley
(P) 770-650-8630

Services: Fishing Guide



Tie One On

1740 Point Pleasant SE Smyrna, Ga. 30080

Contact: Chris Markham
(P) 678-968-9240

Services: Fishing Guide


Last updated: July 6, 2024

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1978 Island Ford Parkway
Sandy Springs, GA 30350


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