The Ocoee River, just 30 miles north of Chattanooga, offers plenty of whitewater rafting action. The 5 mile Middle Ocoee section starts at Ocoee Dam #2 and includes Class III and Class IV rapids with highlights such as Table Saw and Powerhouse. The Upper Ocoee’s claim to fame is that it was featured in the 1996 Olympic canoe and kayak course- watch out for Humongous.
Ocoee River Directions to the NOC Outpost:
Take I-24 E to I-75 N for 22 miles to exit 20/Cleveland. Take US-64 Bypass east for 6 miles to the Ocoee/64 E exit towards Ocoee/Murphy. Head 1.5 miles east to US-64 & US-411 junction. Turn right onto Old Federal Rd. for 1 mile to a left onto Sloans Gap Rd. (gravel). Go another 1.6 miles to a right onto Hawkins Dr. Take this to NOC’s Ocoee Outpost.