Chattahoochee River Whitewater
The Chattahoochee River Whitewater park is located below Lake Oliver but before Lake Eufaula on the Chattahoochee River in the water districts of Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama.
USGS Mobile Water Data
Tentative Generation Schedule (change selection to North Highlands Dam)
The difficulty level of the rapids on this course will range from an easy Class 1 to a very difficult Class 4+ with very powerful waves.
River ClassificationsClass I - Easy
Waves small, passages clear; no serious obstacles.
Class II - Medium
Rapids of moderate difficulty with passages clear.
Class III - Difficult
Waves numerous, high, irregular; rocks; eddies; rapids with passages clear though narrow, requiring expertise in maneuvering.
Class IV - Very Difficult
Long rapids; waves powerful, irregular; dangerous rocks; boiling eddies; powerful and precise maneuvering required.
Class V - Extremely Difficult
Exceedingly difficult, long and violent rapids, following each other almost without interruption; riverbed extremely obstructed; big drops; violent currents; very steep gradient. Most rafting tour operators require testing and prior Class IV or better whitewater experience.
Class VI - Unrunnable
Just like it says - Don't even think about it!
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