We are closed for tubing for the 2020 season. Cool River's aerial adventure park is still open on Saturdays and Sundays! Learn More

HEadwaters OUtpost SITs ON THE EDGE OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE NATIONAL FOREST NEAR THE START OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER.

If you park and tube here, you'll get out of the river at Chattahoochee Outpost. From there, you take a bus back up to your car at Headwaters.

 What's at Headwaters Outpost?

  • Parking
  • Accessible restrooms and dressing rooms
  • Picnic areas, including deck seating, a large outdoor pavilion, and tables near the river
  • Clothing and gift shop, featuring outfitter goods and supplies 
  • Headwaters Cafe — serving pizza, sandwiches, and Mayfield ice cream

*The aerial adventure park is located here. It's the only place to purchase aerial tickets. Chattahoochee Outpost and Main Street Booth sell tickets for tubing and waterslide only.

SURROUNDING AREA

In terms of the surrounding area, outdoor adventurers will find plenty to explore. Headwaters Outpost is located at the end of a beautiful road tracing the Chattahoochee river up to its beginning. This is an unforgettable road to bike or explore (slowly) by car. Excellent hiking, scenic views, and waterfalls are all nearby. Waterfalls include: 

Appalachian Trail access at Unicoi Gap is also just eight miles away. You can find out much more about the hikes and trails in our area on Atlanta Trails.