Class I Augusta Canal, GA/SC

Augusta Canal (Savannah River to City of Savannah, GA)

The Augusta Canal's first level is a 7.5-mile corridor that follows the best-preserved industrial canal of its kind remaining in the South. The Canal's first level is an easy beginner paddle on moving flatwater with some current. This level ends near downtown Augusta.


Use caution at mill intakes, gates and when approaching the Lake Olmstead bulkhead gate at mile 5. (Visit Georgia River Network's website, linked below, for more information.)

Section Details

Trip Length Partial Day, 7.5 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping No
Manager National Park Service, Augusta Canal National Heritage Area
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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