About Central Alabama


Welcome to the Central Alabama region.  This area has several great rivers.  In Wetumpka, the Coosa is a great river for all levels of kayakers.   Moccasin Gap is a class 3 play spot and is home for the annual Coosa Whitewater Festival.  In Tallassee, the Tallapoosa River, offers one of the best play spots called sticky hole, but would not be for the novice paddler.  The Chattahoochee River separates Phenix City AL, and Columbus, Ga.   This is a great park-n-play and is the future home for the new whitewater park.  It’s been in the planning stages for many years and finally is in the construction phase and will be a great benefit to the paddling community.

Central Alabama has some of the best play spots available not to mention the many great creek runs when the rain is up.  While everyone is relying on rain to go paddle, keep your gear handy because the Chattahoochee offers two to three hours of great park-n-play almost daily even in a drought.

If you want to travel a few hours North, the Locust Fork and the Mulberry Fork of the Warrior River offers plenty of good paddling and play spots, not to mention the incredible creeking in northern Alabama.

Recent News and Info

Chattahoochee Whitewater Park wave shaper

October 29th, 2012 Contributed by: kkatich

Here are some locals enjoying the early features of this amazing whitewater playground. 
wave-shaper Sept 2012
 The whitewater park being created down here in Columbus GA is simply amazing.  Check this structure out and the detail.  You say to yourself, “all this for one little wave to play in”.  Millions are going into this park and ... Read More →

Practicing For The Worlds

July 2nd, 2012 Contributed by: kkatich

The best way to beat the summer heat is by getting out on the water and practicing some combo moves for the upcoming world cup!  Thanks to my Jackson Rock Star for making these moves faster, bigger and better!  Hunter Katich

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Coosa Festival 2012

June 18th, 2012 Contributed by: kkatich

Coosa festival was an amazing event with perfect weather.  Lots of competitors and spectators led to lots of fun!  The competition was fierce in all eight events that were offered. Starting off the day with the Junior K1 freestyle event was Bennett Smith taking first followed by Eric Lee;  then going straight into Expert/Pro Men’s ... Read More →



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