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Georgia Wilderness Society's Ocmulgee River canoe/float/camp
Saturday, June 11, 2011  10:06:00 AM

by Niki Collins-Queen



Nature
It was fun to watch a number of horses wade in the water with their owners to beat the heat while on our two-day 14-mile Ocmulgee River canoe trip from Wise Creek to Juliette last weekend.

Although the prediction was 100 plus temperatures fourteen GWS members and friends braved the heat to do the two-day 14-mile Ocmulgee River paddle from Wise Creek to Juliette, GA.

The current was swift enough to lazily drift down the narrow green corridor of overhanging trees the first day. The canopy kept us nearly in perpetual shade.

To cool off after lunch we floated to a second sandy beach around a bend in the river. We then hiked back to our original beach along a tree lined sandy horse trail. It was fun to watch a number of horses wade in the water with their owners to beat the heat.

We set up camp on a large sandbar downriver that shrank to half it's size when water from the Jackson Lake Dam was released. To play it safe Wayne relocated his tent to higher ground. Kerry Colburn decided to gamble and stayed put when the river swelled within a few feet of his tent. We all breathed a sigh of relief when the river crested and began to drop after dark.

Sunday's five-mile paddle was more challenging. There was little shade or current as the dam at Juliette backs up the water.

 


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