The Ocoee Middle is a perfect half day trip for experts, novices, couples, family groups, youth groups and clubs. This trip has been enjoyed by millions and is the most popular whitewater in the Southeast United States. Rapids like Vegematic, Double Trouble, Diamond Splitter, Powerhouse and Tablesaw mean continuous excitement as you paddle under the instruction of a guide. You will be a part of a five to seven person team led by your experienced guide paddling the five miles of whitewater named in CANOE MAGAZINE as one of the ten best whitewater runs in the country. As a dam controlled river, water levels on the Ocoee remain high all summer.
Be sure to try our Wildwater Willie’s Mine Shaft Restaurant at the Ocoee Rafting Center, open May through October. Make it a full day by adding an Upper Ocoee trip on summer Weekends for a full 10 miles of action, includes lunch. Or enjoy our Ocoee Basin Zipline Canopy Tour open 7 days a week in the summer. Combine Rafting and Ziplining for savings and a free lunch!
Looking for things to do? Wildwater Ocoee is the perfect one-day activity from Atlanta, Chattanooga and Knoxville. The Ocoee, a perfect mix of fun and adventure!
Minimum Age: 12 years
Intensity Level: Exciting but not strenuous. No previous whitewater experience needed.
Trip Length: Approximately 3 1/2 hours (2 hours on the river)
Meals: Be sure to try our Wildwater Willie’s Mine Shaft Restaurant at the Ocoee Rafting Center
Equipment Furnished: Raft, paddle, PFD, helmet and paddling jacket if needed
Season: Weekends in the Spring & Fall; Thursday- Monday in Summer
Mountain Escapes Property Management Ducktown, TN (423) 496-4901
Aska Lodge B&B Blue Ridge, GA (706) 632-0178
Cabins by Sundance Blue Ridge, GA (888) 881-3286
Nevaeh Cabin Rentals Blue Ridge, GA (706) 258-2460 or (800) 488-1644
Peace Valley Campground Murphy, NC (828) 837-6223
4596 Highway 64 West
Ducktown, TN 37326
Reservations #: 866-319-8870
Local #: 423-496-4904
GPS Coordinates: 35 02′ 07 N 084 25′ 46 W
Wildwater Ocoee is on US 64, 3 miles west of Ducktown, Tennessee and 7 miles west of the NC / TN state line.
*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.