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Canoe Programs

canoe1River Canoe Trips

Each trip is led by a CNC naturalist and offers a unique introduction to the ecology of the Chattahoochee River. Your naturalist will enlighten you as to the cultural and natural history of the river, citing important ecological relationships and environmental issues that affect this endangered river while allowing you to enjoy the peaceful qualities of the River.

Canoe Guides are all CPR/First Aid Certified and are experienced paddlers and naturalists. Don’t worry if you are new to canoeing – CNC provides all equipment (canoe, paddles, and personal flotation device (PFDs) for participants. These trips are suitable for both beginning and advanced paddlers (ages 6 and up.)

Family Canoe Days

If you are just trying out canoeing for the first time, then join us for a Family Canoe Day on one of our ponds.  This 1 ½ hour class is designed to teach you boat basics and help you perfect your paddling.  Our Canoe Guides will go over safety protocols and then let you explore one of our ponds.  A great way to get ready for a summer out on the Chattahoochee.  Don’t worry if you are new to canoeing – CNC provides all equipment (canoe, paddles, and personal flotation device (PFDs) for participants. These trips are suitable for both beginning and advanced paddlers (ages 6 and up.)

Want to find out what you may see out on the ‘Hooch? Discover what our guides have been up to on our Canoe with CNC Facebook Page!

Private Canoe Excursions

Ages 6 – Adult, Advance Registration Required at least 2 weeks in advance
A private canoe excursion gives your group the exclusive attention of our naturalists. It’s a great opportunity for groups who want to spend time together while exploring the Chattahoochee River. Trips can be arranged to fit your schedule and can accommodate large and small groups.

To provide the best experience, please register a minimum of one week in advance unless otherwise noted. More Questions about Canoeing at CNC? Contact our scheduling office (email) or call 770-992-2055 ext. 237

Availability and Pricing:

Click here for a Canoe Confirmation Letter including Canoe Cancellation Policy and Liability Waiver

Oct 01, 2016 (Sat) 4:30 pm -- 7:30 pm

This event is running from Sat, October 1, 2016 until Sun, October 30, 2016.

River Canoe Trips

6canoescollideThe Chattahoochee River is calling! Take an urban adventure and experience wildlife through a 2 ½ hour paddle down the ‘Hooch. Our experienced and knowledgeable river guides take you downriver to see the sights and sounds of this river in the fall. Discover the plants and animals that call this area home and explore the river’s backwaters as you re-imagine the river through a canoeing experience. The CNC provides all equipment for participants.  Ages 6+; $30 General Public/$25 Members (price per person); Advance registration required

For quickest registration or to check availability of a program, please visit our on-line registration center (select the date for trip availability). You may also email our scheduling department or call 770-992-2055 x237.

Nov 05, 2016 (Sat) 4:00 pm -- 7:00 pm
Fall Colors River Tour

12030253_487767948051575_9128430317093624716_o(1)Join us on our Fall Colors River Tour, the last two opportunities to paddle with us until April. We’ll take in the yellows, reds and oranges of the trees before they fade into winter. We’ll paddle quietly along the Chattahoochee river taking in the sounds of the river and its wildlife and enjoy the cool breeze on our backs and the warm sunshine on our faces. Ages 16+; $30 General Public/$25 Members (price per person); Register by November 3

For quickest registration or to check availability of a program, please visit our on-line registration center (select the date for trip availability). You may also email our scheduling department or call 770-992-2055 x237.

Nov 06, 2016 (Sun) 3:00 pm -- 6:00 pm
Fall Colors River Tour

12030253_487767948051575_9128430317093624716_o(1)Join us on our Fall Colors River Tour, the last two opportunities to paddle with us until April. We’ll take in the yellows, reds and oranges of the trees before they fade into winter. We’ll paddle quietly along the Chattahoochee river taking in the sounds of the river and its wildlife and enjoy the cool breeze on our backs and the warm sunshine on our faces. Ages 16+; $30 General Public/$25 Members (price per person); Register by November 3

For quickest registration or to check availability of a program, please visit our on-line registration center (select the date for trip availability). You may also email our scheduling department or call 770-992-2055 x237.