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This is a beautiful place. You can rent kayaks near the dam for use in the canal, or if you bring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
judbag3000
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Augusta, Georgia
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A great venue for weddings, reunions, and also kayaking!

I have been to the Savannah Rapids visitor center for events. One of my class reunions and it was... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
mejustnutts
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Augusta, Georgia
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3300 Evans To Locks Rd, Augusta, GA 30907-4903
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Had to come by after work, so the visitor center was closed. But the grounds alone made it worth the trip from downtown Augusta. The grounds are beautiful and well interpreted, with great views of the rapids, the dam, the canal and the Savannah river....More

4  Thank ilpiccs
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

If you plan to ride the river boat it no longer picks up on the river front stop behind the Marriott! You have to go down the street and we missed it pulling off:(. The signs need to be changed. My return visit will be...More

1  Thank J R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place. You can rent kayaks near the dam for use in the canal, or if you bring your own kayak and put in upstream of the dam you can get on the river. A few island up is Stallings Island where...More

Thank judbag3000
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I have been to the Savannah Rapids visitor center for events. One of my class reunions and it was just a wonderful place. There was a large room with a nice-sized dance floor and plenty of room for tables and for mingling. Also, my nephew's...More

Thank mejustnutts
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Whether you are an enthusiast or just getting started, this is the place with the most appropriate scenery. Kinda reminds when I would go to my sister’ In Chinatown NYC. You just waiting keep walking and walking and walking, until someone mentions Chinese food, then...More

Thank j3spalding
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Friends took us here for a nice morning walk. Nice to see people enjoying the area by bikink, canoeing, walking and joging.

Thank Donny W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

As said in the title its a small center but very informative and the staff are very knowledgeable and more than happy to help with answer to all your questions. Great place to visit if you are close by.

1  Thank IHMbiztravel
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is perfect for a short or long bicycle ride, kayaking, or a simple walk beside the historic Savannah River. The path is dirt and gravel and mostly a flat surface. There is a mountain bike trail located along the path. Mile markers are located...More

2  Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Wonderful Views of the River. Plus lots of areas to walk and picnic with playgrounds for the kids and interesting sites to see. Spend and afternoon with your out of town visitors. They will enjoy it.

Thank GuestOne_13
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

If you plan to ride the river boat it no longer picks up on the river front stop behind the Marriott! You have to go down the street and we missed it pulling off:(. The signs need to be changed. My return visit will be...More

1  Thank J R
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I have visited here many times. The views of the Savannah River and the Augusta Canal are amazing. Birds frequent the area, biking trails and kayaking are plentiful on the canal. Many popular areas for portraits to be taken

Thank rkwonder
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Excellent for a Family walk or a bike ride. I enjoy the view and recharge my energy at that place. It's a nice place to read a book, so quiet and peaceful.

Thank lindaivelisse
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