Historic High Country / Ellijay

Cartecay River Experience

1554 Lower Cartecay Rd.
Ellijay, GA 30536

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Kayak and tube rentals. Whitewater fun for everyone! Bring your family for an adventure or just some relaxing time together on the Cartecay River in Ellijay. Always open.

Age for rentals is by parental or guardian discretion, as each participant varies. All rentals come complete with safety gear and accessories required for a safe and happy trip down the Cartecay River.   

Each adventure time is dependent on water levels and "play" time for you and your friends and family.

We are open Memorial Day through Labor Day, Sunday - Friday , from 1 a.m - 4 p.m and Saturday, from 9 a.m - 4:30 p.m. For off season hours, please call in advance. Guided river trips are available everyday by reservation only.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Kayak $26.00

    Tube $11.00

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Rentals Available

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Open Year 'Round

    Payment Options




    Canoe / Kayak