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Chattooga Whitewater Shop

Shop offers t-shirts, merchandise, paddling gear, whitewater equipment rentals and transportation shuttles. The Gauge Coffeehouse is located within the store and Humble Pie restaurant also onsite. WINTER HOURS: Monday-Thurs. 9am-1pm; Friday-Sunday 8am-4pm.
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Chattooga Whitewater Shop

Shop offers t-shirts, merchandise, paddling gear, whitewater equipment rentals and transportation shuttles. The Gauge Coffeehouse is located within the store and Humble Pie restaurant also onsite. WINTER HOURS: Monday-Thurs. 9am-1pm; Friday-Sunday 8am-4pm.

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Belle’s Bistro

Located at Chattooga Belle Farm. Appetizers, soups, salads, specialty sandwiches and homemade desserts. WINTER HOURS (through March): Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-2pm.
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Brasstown Creek Gathering Place & BBQ

GREAT BBQ in a beautiful, family friendly setting. Indoor dining room and outdoor seating next to a creek. CASH ONLY!! Open Friday and Saturday 4 – 8pm (864) 647-2458
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Brasstown Falls

Four falls ranging from 20ft. to 40ft. The trails have been updated and are more accessible. New steps along the trail have been added along with several viewing platforms. The left trail to the upper falls has a family friendly short hike with bridge over the creek. Good swimming holes at both ends of the trail. Brasstown Creek BBQ is a great place to eat Fri. or Sat. 4-9pm (cash only). GPS Coordinates Parking Area: N 34.71908 W 083.30158

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Bull Sluice

Bull Sluice is a Class Five rapid on Section III of the Chattooga River. This is a popular place to view rafting trips running the rapid. It’s a short .2 mile hike from the Hwy 76 Chattooga River Access parking lot. Follow the trail downhill to where it forks, and go right along the gravel trail to reach a viewing area. Depending on your mobility level, you can walk on huge rocks on the side of the river to get a better view. (The left fork takes you to a beach downstream of the rapid.)
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Chattooga Belle Farm

Chattooga Belle Farm is a 200 acre working farm and event venue. The event barn is the ideal location for weddings, family reunions, and corporate retreats or any special occasion that calls for a setting like no other. Belle’s Bistro restaurant serves lunch. Farm Store sells food & gifts. On site Distillery makes small batch spirits.
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Chattooga Belle Farm

Located high up on a water tower, this mural compliments the natural beauty of the farm while highlighting some of the fruits grown there. Aerosol, 2020.

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Chattooga Belle Farm Distillery

They grow the fruit, ferment it, distill it, bottle it, label it and sell it on premises at the Chattooga Belle Farm Distillery. Open year round, 10am-6pm Monday-Saturday (closed on Sundays).

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Chattooga Ridge Canopy Tours

Ziplines over Wildwater’s Chattooga campus, deep into the peaceful Chattooga Ridge woods and 4 zips over a lake. Chattooga Ridge Canopy Tours takes you through multiple ecosystems and into grand old white oak and maple treetops. A perfect intro to the world of zipping ends with exciting zipline water crossings and the 1,200 ft. Bell Tower Express zip! Allow 3 hours for your experience.
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Chattooga River

The Chattooga River is the boundary between GA & SC. It is nationally designated as Wild and Scenic and is protected from development. Known for whitewater rapids, and meandering, mountainous woodland passage. The lower sections of the Chattooga are considered among the best whitewater in the SE with heart-thumping Class III to Class VI rapids.

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Chattooga River Lodge

New owners. This 9 room lodge, nestled in the middle of Sumter National Forest, is the perfect hideaway for travelers. Wooded campsites offer a peaceful retreat after a day of outdoor adventures. On-site bar/restaurant Willie’s Tavern. A great place for friends and family to spread out and gather for all occasions.

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Chattooga Sounds Camp

Campground and RV Sites. Minutes away from the Wild and Scenic Chattooga River and Lake Tugaloo. Walk-In & Drive-In Campsites, Tent Sheds, Group Camp Area and Kayak Rentals.

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Chattooga Trail

15.5 mile trail that runs parallel to the famous Chattooga River, and shares 8.5 miles with the Foothills Trail. It passes through some of the finest wilderness in South Carolina. The northern terminus of the Chattooga Trail is Ellicott Rock, where Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina meet. Waterfall lovers shouldn’t miss this trail, since you can see King Creek, Spoonauger, Big Bend, Pigpen and Licklog Falls at points along the trail.
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Chattooga Whitewater Shop

Shop offers t-shirts, merchandise, paddling gear, whitewater equipment rentals and transportation shuttles. The Gauge Coffeehouse is located within the store and Humble Pie restaurant also onsite. WINTER HOURS: Monday-Thurs. 9am-1pm; Friday-Sunday 8am-4pm.

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Farm Store at Chattooga Belle Farm

Large variety of canned products, gift items, eight types of wine made with fruit from the farm, and more! Open 9-5 seven days a week from May 1 through December.
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Goldfinch Treehouse

Sleep in the trees at Wildwater’s Chattooga birdhouse. It’s a cozy one-bedroom, one bathroom space that sleeps 2 people. It has a kitchenette, private outdoor deck, large flat screen TV, DVD player and DVDs.

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Humble Pie

Pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, salads, wings, beer. Outside seating and casual atmosphere. Seasonal hours.

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La Cabaña – The Cabin

Long Creek
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A beautifully decorated cabin, with a rustic feel. This cabin is only a short drive from Chattooga Belle Farm and the Chattooga River.
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Lake Tugalo

This little known 575-acre lake in the mountainous region of Oconee County is fed by the Chattooga and Tallulah Rivers. Backed up by the Tugalo dam, the lake is a peaceful spot to paddle and a great place for fishermen. Motorboat access to the lake is restricted to motors below 20 hp, ensuring a peaceful outing. Several small waterfalls tumble into this scenic lake, which is surrounded by the forest covered foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Long Creek Falls

A 50-foot waterfall on its namesake creek just before it flows into the Chattooga River. The 1.6 mile unofficial trail is moderately difficult and not well-marked. The last 150 ft. is very steep making it a challenge to climb out. GPS coordinates to parking area: N 34.77767 W 083.31212. Paddlers and rafters going down the Chattooga River can view this waterfall from the water.
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Moresun Bunkhouse

An ideal location for people coming to play on the Chattooga River, go mountain biking at Stumphouse Park, hike to area waterfalls, attend weddings and events at Chattooga Belle Farm, or any time you need a place to stay in Long Creek. Moresun Bunkhouse was recently renovated, has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 people.
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Mountain Rental Cabins

Five new vacation rentals at Wildwater’s Chattooga River location. Four cabins sleep up to six people, with two comfortable bedrooms and two baths. Goldfinch treehouse is a cozy one-bedroom, one-bath space that includes a kitchenette and a private outdoor deck.
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Oconee Hospitality

A luxury home management company focused on high-end short term rentals in Oconee County.

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Opossum Creek Falls

The two-hour hike to this 50-ft. cascade is not dangerous, but quite strenuous. Nice picnic area and swimming in the Chattooga River. Best views when leaves are off trees or from May-June when the Rhododendron and Mountain Laurel are in bloom. GPS coordinates to parking area: N 34.77332 W 083.30361

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Silver Dollar Music Hall

Westminster (Long Creek), SC
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Bluegrass musical performances every Friday night. 12278 Long Creek Hwy.

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The Chicken Coop

The “Chicken Coop” is a one-bedroom, one bath tiny home located on Chattooga Belle Farm property. Enjoy a respite from the hectic times, as you relax near Horseshoe Lake. Chattooga Belle Farm is a 190 acre u-pick fruit farm, with event barn, Belle’s Bistro serving lunch 11-2, and distillery on premises.
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The Gauge Coffeehouse

Serving coffee, espresso, homemade muffins, bagles, biscuits and soft serve ice cream. The bagels are made out of pizza dough from their sister restaurant Humble Pie–they’re especially delicious! (The Chattooga Whitewater Shop and retail store are located in the same building.)
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Wildwater Group Yurts

Steps away from the Wildwater Chattooga Adventure Center, 5 yurts sleep up to 34 people. Rent one or rent them all. Amenities: bunk beds, ceiling fans, large outside decks, picnic tables, power, lights and small heaters. Commons Building has indoor kitchen, 6 bathrooms with private showers, screened dining room, charcoal grill and fire pit.

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Wildwater Ltd.

The Wildwater Team prides themselves on setting a high standard and working hard everyday to exceed expectations. They invest in the best equipment, staff, training and facilities. Their focus is to provide guests with their full attention and desire to make every trip down the river special. Guided rafting trips and zip line canopy tours.

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Wildwater’s Corkscrew Cabin

Located within walking distance to Wildwater Chattooga’s outpost, this timber frame cabin sleeps 12. King master bedroom suite, 2 queen bedrooms, 1 queen sofa sleeper and 2 double sleepers. 3 and 1/2 bathrooms, washer/dryer, gas wood stove, 3 flat screen TVs, covered outdoor deck. Perfect for multiple families with kids.

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Wildwater’s Cottages

A convenient place to stay when you visit the Chattooga River. Nestled on the edge of the woods, overlooking the Wildwater pond and steps away from the Chattooga Rafting Center. Double futon and loft with twin beds, deck and a waterfall shower. Two duplex cottages available.
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Wildwater’s Jawbone Cabin

Located within walking distance to Wildwater’s Chattooga outpost, this timber frame cabin sleeps 8. Three queen size bedrooms and a loft with 2 single beds. Perfect for 3 couples or multiple families with kids. Covered outdoor deck and front porch patio with outdoor grill. Book with Corkscrew Cabin, next door for groups up to 20!
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Willie’s Tavern

Willie’s Tavern is located at the Chattooga River Lodge. Appetizers, sandwiches and full bar. TAVERN HOURS: Sunday-Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday & Saturday 11am-11pm; kitchen is open daily from 11am-9pm. Outdoor seating, fire pit, live music and sports TV.