If you are looking for rafting in South Carolina, look no further! The Chattooga Mini Trip is the perfect trip for those with limited time, novices, families with younger children and older guests wanting to spend a half day rafting. There is a guide in every raft. The trip features a portion of our regular Section III fully guided trip and includes a riverside snack with a chance for a swim. Rapids are spaced and allow time to enjoy the beautiful scenery, rafting concludes with the exciting challenge of Bull Sluice Rapid (optional). Mini trips are offered Monday- Friday and all summer. Perfect family trip if you are in Atlanta, Charlotte, Greenville or Asheville.
*All Chattooga trips require that guests hike into and out of the 1/4 mile protected corridor. Guests should consider the strenuous nature of the trip and expect to assist in carrying equipment.
Facilities: Changing rooms and shower, river store, picnic area, horseshoes, volleyball, canopy tours, free Wi-Fi, deluxe cabin, group yurts and rental cottages.
Minimum Age: 8 years
Intensity Level: Mild to moderate. No previous whitewater experience needed. Fully guided trip
Trip Length: Approximately 4 hours
Meals: Snack on river
Equipment Furnished: Raft, paddle, life jacket, helmet, paddling jacket
Rental Equipment: Wet suit (Free during March, April, October and November) and rental booties
Season: Monday- Friday, March 10 – October 15 (No holidays, Memorial Day, Labor Day and 4th of July)
Wildwater Chattooga Lodging
Jawbone Deluxe Cabin– 3 bdrm w/loft, full kitchen, sleeps 8
Corkscrew Deluxe Cabin– 4 bdrm w/loft, full kitchen, sleeps 12
Cottages– Futon & loft w/twin beds, full kitchen, sleeps 4
Group Yurts– Bunk lodging, group kitchen & bath house, great for groups
Dillard House Dillard, GA (800) 541-0671
Kingwood Resort Clayton, GA (866) KINGWOOD
Noel’s Horseshoe Lake Cabin, Long Creek, SC (864) 710-2926
Chattooga Belle Farm– Events Center, Long Creek, SC (864) 972-1026
Chattooga River Resort & Campground– Long Creek, SC (864) 873-7310
1251 Academy Road
Long Creek, SC 29658
GPS Coordinates: 34 47′ 36 N, 083 14′ 47 W
Wildwater Chattooga is housed on the grounds of the Historic Long Creek Academy, two miles north of US 76 between Westminster, SC and Clayton, GA in the community of Long Creek, South Carolina.
***Internet mapping and some car GPS systems do not give the correct directions to some of our rural locations. Please have a copy of our directions as your primary source or as a backup.