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7 Facts You Didn’t Know About the Ocoee River in Tennessee

The Ocoee River provides people with plenty of fun, from white water rafting to fishing. But how much do you know about this natural wonder? There are plenty of things you probably don’t know about the river, and we want to share some of them with you! Check out these 7 facts you didn’t know about the Ocoee River in Tennessee:

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Everything You Need to Know About Fishing on the Ocoee River

The Ocoee River is internationally-recognized for its white water sites, scenic, beauty, and various recreational activities. However, if you would like to spend a day with a fish on the end of your reel, Ocoee has plenty of opportunities for that too! Here is everything you need to know about fishing on the Ocoee River:

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Summer’s Best Youth Outing

Nothing seems to excite the younger generation quite like white-water rafting. Experience a youth trip at Quest Expeditions, we have it all: teamwork, outdoor adventures, nature and a chance to develop real-life skills. There is no place, for sure, to realize all these adventures like on the storied Ocoee River. Quest provides superior facilities: group lodging,...

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A Unique Adventure – River Snorkeling

Out and About - Snorkeling Near Quest Expeditions When you plan that rafting trip with Quest Expeditions check out some other adventures nearby. The following suggestions are excellent adventures and range in cost from free to inexpensive. Did you know there is excellent snorkeling near Quest Expeditions? Yes, on the Conasauga River, only minutes from our outpost on Highway...

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Some River History in Polk County Tennessee

Here in Polk County Tennessee the River rushes down gulches in the Appalachian Mountains, where millenniums of water flow have cut canyons through the solid granite. The grand Appalachians had more than granite to offer settlers, however; the large veins of copper found in these mountains are as big part of the area's history as the...

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White Water Kayaking Terminology

Like all sports, whitewater rafting and kayaking has a language of its own, and it can take a while to pick up all the terms. While there are many terms to learn, this basic glossary of terminology will get beginning paddlers started. Equipment Terminology Get to know some of the equipment white water kayakers use. Back band: Located behind...

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Understanding Whitewater Rafting River Classifications

Rivers, or sections of rivers, are classified into six different levels of difficulty to help whitewater rafters choose the right rapids for their skill level. From smooth, easy waters to the most dangerous rapids in the world, the classification levels cover all types of water. How Classifications Work The six classes, from Easy to Extreme, can be described...

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Whitewater Kayaking 101

Whitewater kayaking is a thrilling activity that also comes with an element of danger – and that’s part of the thrill. If you approach it right and make sure you’re ready to ride the rapids on your kayak, it can be both safe and fun. Getting started with whitewater kayaking means making sure you have the...