THe Altamaha River Partnership
The Altamaha River Partnership is a coalition of state, regional, and local representatives formed in 1998 to promote nature-based tourism and associated economic development opportunities within 11 counties bordering the Altamaha River. They are a great source of river information and have one of the most up to date maps for planning overnight trips.
THe GEorgia Conservancy
The Georgia Conservancy is a statewide, member-supported conservation organization. They work for land conservation, environmental advocacy, coastal protection, sustainable growth and outdoor stewardship recognizes the connection between the environment, the economy and our quality of life. We frequently serve as GC's rental and guide needs, so you're likely to find one of us on their paddles.
Ocmulgee Water Trail Partnership
The 200 mile Ocmulgee Water Trail will be a premier destination for paddlers and river enthusiasts that will provide a variety of recreational activities and promote local and regional economic improvements. From Macon to Lumber City the OWTP has done a fantastic job uniting river communities up and down the Ocmulgee. Their map is beautiful and functional.
Towns Bluff Park
Towns Bluff Park and Heritage Center is located on the Altamaha River and the Bullard Creek Wildlife Management Area just eight miles north of Hazlehurst, Georgia on Hwy. 221 N. The Park is maintained by Jeff Davis County and abounds in open spaces and outdoor activities. The campground has 24 leveled, spacious sites, a bathhouse, firepit, and is located on the Altamaha River. There are also nature trails throughout the park that present visitors with beautiful views of the river and nature. The Heritage Center has a playground, a small museum, as well as a meeting room that can be rented.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper is a grassroots organization dedicated to the protection, defense and restoration of Georgia’s biggest river – the Altamaha – including its tributaries the Ocmulgee, the Oconee and the Ohoopee. The Altamaha Riverkeeper aggressively monitors pollution and polluters throughout the watershed through a program of water sampling and analysis. We also monitor land-based activities that impact the health of the river including forestry and agriculture practices, wetlands destruction and development.The Altamaha Riverkeeper is the first defense for our precious waterways and they lead great paddles as well!
Georgia River Network
Founded in 1998, Georgia River Network serves as the voice of Georgia's rivers and works to empower everyone to enjoy, connect with, and advocate for economically vital and clean flowing rivers. They connect citizens to Georgia's rivers by providing fun, meaningful and educational water adventures. This is often where responsible river stewardship begins. They are also one of the only organization in Georgia that provides specialized water trail development assistance and closely monitors Georgia's water policies at a statewide level.
Altamaha Regional Park
Serving the lower Altamaha River, ARK offers 56 campsites, rental cabins, bait, swimming area, picnic facilities, boat ramps, fishing, fishing pier, camp store, bath houses, laundry facility, wilderness trail, and wilderness surroundings.
- Pavilion with smoker/grill and sink
- Picnic tables
- Playground area
- Horseshoe pit with equipment
- 2 boat ramps (no fee)
- Swimming area with swings
- Lighted fishing pier
- Lighted scaling/cleaning dock
- Nature/Bird watching trail
- New Bathhouse that is handicap accessible
- Riverfront pavilion with seating
- Swimming area
- Floating docks