Our Outposts

Chattahoochee Outpost

Chattahoochee Outpost is our main tubing location and where all Cool River tubers get out of the river. It is located just off of mainstreet at 590 Edelweiss Strasse Helen, GA 30545. You can purchase tubing tickets, push sticks, lockers, pictures, and we have a gift shop inside. We have restrooms available for customers and concessions are located downstairs! When arriving at this location you will park, purchase tickets inside, then go to the tube room where you will receive your tube, connectors, and life-jacket. You will then hop on a bus to get shuttled up the river to the short ride or long ride put-in point. After you get on the river you will float back down to this location.

We have a gift shop with river gear, swimwear, clothing, and picnic supplies, as well as an ice cream shop downstairs.

On weekends and holidays, if you purchased your tickets online, you can check-in inside or make use of our new outdoor check-in booth / gazebo located just to the right of the building.

What's at Chattahoochee Outpost? 

  • Parking 
  • Picnic Area
  • Lockers
  • Push-sticks 
  • Dressing rooms 
  • Accessible restrooms and showers
  • Gift shop - for all your river day needs! 
  • Ice cream shop

Picnic Areas and Pavilions

Our picnic areas and pavilions provide a beautiful area for guests to enjoy the river. They also should be respected.


  • No open fires
  • No grilling under the pavilions or trees only in open areas
  • Any picnic tables and benches that are moved should be put back
  • Pets must be on a leash
  • Sanitation: Pack out your trash. We have cans to reduce littering, but if you are picnicking and filling bags, please haul your trash.


  • On Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend, there is a $20 picnicking day fee per party (up to 5 people), considering amenities and upkeep. 
  • Grill Fee: We do not have or provide grills. If you bring your own grill, there is an additional $10 charge.


We've been on the backstreet for 30 years. We're proud that, over time, this street has become more and more part of downtown. From Chattahoochee Outpost, you can access many downtown restaurants and shops. We are a few minutes by car and a short, 10 to 12 minute walk to the main strip downtown.