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Very Refreshing and Cools the weather down when it is hot outside.

I love listening to the water as it rushes thru the middle of the town. Spraying out mist as it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gainesville, Georgia
Best Thing About Helen, GA

The river runs right through the middle of town. From our hotel, the Hampton Inn, you could walk... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
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“trout fishing” (8 reviews)
“cool water” (6 reviews)
Helen, GA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love listening to the water as it rushes thru the middle of the town. Spraying out mist as it goes by. We went there about three years ago in the summer time.

Thank airdancr2
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The river runs right through the middle of town. From our hotel, the Hampton Inn, you could walk out behind just a few yards and be on the banks. There was a spot to walk down and get in, but since it was November, I...More

Thank ladybd
Reviewed 1 November 2017

great fun tubing. fun and safe beautiful pleasant. goes through helen by a number of cabins and hotels

Thank nick2969696
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Tranquil and lazy in some areas, tumultuous and wild in others, I will ALWAYS find time to sit by the river

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Was in Helen for Octoberfest. Helen is exactly as you would expect, it is a tourist trap and is a bunch of shops and bars but I recommend going for a day. The river is nice and it appears that the tubing rides have solid...More

Thank Scooter H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Was not able to float on the river, as it was October and while temps were up, the river was too cool to use. However, it was beautiful to watch from the bank. An asset to Helen.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Our cabin is right on the Chattahoochee, it's so nice to see the floats drift by and just the sound of the river while sitting out on the back Deck. Staying at Creek Side Cabin makes a vacation in Helen, even more fun.

Thank William H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The river ran through the top of Helen and is used for tubing. It looked cold and dirty. I do like the sound of it though. It ran a few feet from the window of my hotel and I could hear it (I at first...More

Thank Vanessa N
Reviewed 3 October 2017

You can choose the 1 hour or 2 hours float down the river. It is so much fun. Great family activity.

Thank 838yvonnes
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We had such a blast river tubing down the Chattahoochee River. It was a first for my husband, my son, and I. The only downside as of right now is that the water levels are lower than normal so you will find yourself getting stuck...More

Thank cenalestravel
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12 September 2017|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
Certainly! This is generally a public access, natural river.
Aaron F
6 June 2017|
Response from 578billyh | Reviewed this property |
I wish I knew. We did not go tubing. I'm sure that that information is readily available in Helen or on the internet.
Heather Marie A
28 May 2017|
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Response from 845kaya | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure in miles, but takes around 40 minutes