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Long Alapaha River Paddle, GA 135 to Berrien Beach 2016-02-20

Update 2016-02-19: Water is high and fast, so expert paddlers only, come early, and be ready.

Continuing our exploration of the entire Alapaha River Water Trail, Tall from Willacoochee we’re into the longer stretches, including this one.

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When: 8AM Saturday 20 February 2016

Put In: GA 135, MILE 106.5, Atkinson County side, 2.8 miles south of Willacoochee, GA, Atkinson County.

Take Out: GA 168 (Berrien Beach), MILE 88.24, N side of GA 168, west side of Alapaha River; float downstream under the bridge to the sand beaches, Berrien County

Duration: 18.25 miles. This paddle could take as long as 9-10 hrs.

Shuttle: Probably more than 30 minutes due to distance.

End time: Around 6PM. Yes, really all day.

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Pictures: Easy Outing on the Alapaha River at GA 135, 2015-03-14

Paddling upstream was pretty easy, and downstream even easier, Paddling upstream on the Alapaha River from GA 135, Atkinson County side. Here are a few pictures.

And in February, we paddle much farther, starting at GA 135 again, this time downstream all day to Berrien Beach, Saturday February 20, 2016.

-jsq

Paddling upstream

Paddling upstream

Boaters

Boaters

Cable Route

Cable Route

Why are they laughing? 31.3040114, -83.0529619

Why are they laughing?