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An Evening on the Chestatee - BYOB

The Basics:
Event Type:Water
Event Location: Dahlonega   Water: An Evening on the Chestatee - BYOB  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Aug 16 2019  5:30 pm >> Fri, Aug 16 2019 9:00 pm
Registration Opens: Wed, Aug 7 2019 7:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Aug 15 2019 9:00 pm
Event Duration:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:6 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Jerry K
Patrick Barry
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Join us for a BYOB paddle down the Chestatee River.

This is NOT an Outfitter Paddle, all must have their own boat and gear. We will be putting in at the fruit stand before Applachain Outfiiters - above the outfitter river wise. We will be taking out at the Chestatee River take out used by the Appalachai Outfitters. 

We will meet at 5:30 pm at the Take Out locaated on Hwy 60 shortly after you turn left off 400 toward Dahlonega. We will then determine how we can take the fewest vehicles possible to the put in and leave the others at the take out. All are asked to meet at the take out first, please do not go to the put in unless you have your own shuttle set up.

 All Paddlers Must Have A PFD on their boats - no jacket - no paddle.

Take out (meeting place) - Chestatee River Take Out Hwy 19/60  - At the End of HWY 400 turn left toward Dahlonega, a very short distance on the left you will see signs for the Chestatee Kayak Take Out Park, proceed into park and we will meet here before going to the put in. 

Sorry, no inflatable kayaks or SUPs.

Required Items to Bring:




Flash light / head lamp

Great Attitude

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

400 N 

At the end where you see the Welcome to Dahlonega sign, turn left onto 19

Shortly up the road look for the Chestatee River Takeout sign on the left, if you reeach a tubing place or the Appalachian Outfitters on the left or teh Achasta Golf Course on teh right you've missed it and gone too far. 


PFD required

Must have your own boat - Apalachian Outfitters does not use same put in

River shoes you can walk in river with to get around obstacles

Snacks / Water / beverages

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