Upriver from the calm of the Dawson Forest Tract the Etowah River has a bit more character. It also has a scary / awesome tunnel.
A good start to a kayak camping checklist.
from: River Park on Ga Hwy 9 near Dawsonville
to: Kelly Bridge Rd. near Dawsonville
length: 9 mi
Kayak Rental/ Shuttle:
Did solo trip on July 9. Spotted bass, Redeye, and sunfish were plentiful. Some photos: