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The water was clear and pristine. I don't know about the summertime when they do tubing on it but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Conway, South Carolina
River Rafting

Can float down river with family and friends for miles. Relaxing on the river talking with friends... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah F
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Helen, GA
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 March 2004

My family and I took a trip to Helen in July and really enjoyed ourselves, very relaxing and beautiful area. The best thing we did, however, was go tubing down the Chattahootchie River in individual inflatable tubes! What a blast! We went over and over...More

55  Thank Tourist27784
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 July 2005

Traveled: July 2005, during Hurricane Dennis The first weekend I was in Helen, the water of the Chattahoochee seemed low, but it was very busy and lively. Soon after, Hurricane Dennis hit land and brought a lot of rain to Northern Georgia. The water in...More

34  Thank Lost_in_Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The water was clear and pristine. I don't know about the summertime when they do tubing on it but the fall color around the banks was beautiful.

Thank cabeza14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can float down river with family and friends for miles. Relaxing on the river talking with friends and enjoying pretty views as you go.

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandsons, ages 12 and 14, floated the tubes in early October 2018. It was occasionally a bit challenging when we got stuck on a rock, but overall totally easy, lovely and peaceful. Strongly suggest that EVERY person in your group purchase the $4 "stick"...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful quiet river to enjoy nature and fish for trout. We were able to fish along the river and enjoy nature from the benches placed along the river in the park.

Thank Chandra M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

enjoyed the float down the river on a hot afternoon--places a little difficut to float because of rocks and depth of water but not dangerous in any way--Enjoy

Thank cmcJaxFl
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very nice! Only $5 per person all day that's just for tubing on the Chattahoochee River! Can be relaxing and we try to go at least once a year. Highly recommended for all ages!

Thank Fay B
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The Chattahoochee river is an Awesome sight that flows through Helen and provides a huge amount of fun for tourists and locals alike.

Thank dascamp48
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My wife and I enjoyed the 2 hr. tube experience. There were places along the river where you could receive sunlight, but there were probably more places in the shade. Beautiful river.

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We are visiting after Labor Day so the tubing excursions are only available on weekends now. We walked from our condo to Cool River Adventures only to be told that no lockers were available for our towels and belongings. We walked over to Helen Tubing...More

Thank rdsalley
Reviewed 14 September 2018

There are lots of tubing companies in Helen and a favourite pastime is rafting or tubing down the river. Lots of swimming spots too. It is a lovely tree lined river with a lovely riverside walk in Helen.

Thank Mon55
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Carey W
31 August 2018|
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Response from spookie0078 | Reviewed this property |
Saw no coolers.
Carey W
31 August 2018|
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Response from Lifelong_Traveller99 | Reviewed this property |
Rules posted on Cool River Tubing website: These rules are enforced by the CITY OF HELEN. 1. It is unlawful for any person to use or possess any cooler or drink container, either in or upon the Chattahoochee River within... More
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Response from MimsJoe | Reviewed this property |
I was concerned about it being cold, too, but it was comfortable. The tube keeps you out of the water until it dips and fills with some, but it is refreshing as others have answered. Even when you have to get unstuck, you... More