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The BRO has been operating on the Broad River since 1980.

We have been working along side the to protect the river from bad development and pollution since we help to start the organization since 1981.  

The Broad River's best  Kayaking & Canoeing


Beginner WhiteWater or Scenic Float 

kayaking, canoeing and camping

for all experience levels.

The Broad River Outpost, " the BRO",  established  in 1980  has been renting kayaks and canoes on Georgia's Broad River.


Beginner White Water or Scenic Floats create the ultimate place for a weekend get-a-way or an after class adventure.


The BRO, only 23 miles from downtown Athens / UGA,  

makes paddling with us a uniquely convenient, yet memorable 'nature' experience. With well over 40 years in the business, you can trust our team to provide expert knowledge, the most suitable  boats and service to be able to kayak, canoe or camp !             -Owner Michael Moody



"The BRO" rents solo & tandem sit-on-top & sit-in recreational kayaks, & canoes. Private boater shuttle, free*camping [ for our paddlers only]  and parking for customers.  Frozen meals, sandwiches, snacks, drinks ,dry gear,  hats, t-shirts, and small coolers for sale.

Rentals on two sections of the Broad River.  Section one is mellow and section two has beginner whitewater.

Our most popular trip starts here at the BRO. "No worry" about getting started on your kayaking adventure if you forget something ?  Your vehicle or our shop is here to help outfit you. 


We have free* camping for our kayaker and canoe renters.  Wooded camp sites are for individuals and groups and include hot showers, fire pits and picnic tables.  Reservations required for boat rentals and to use the campground.


Friendly Leashed dogs that play with other dogs and people are welcome.  Dogs must be on leash while not on the water for everyone's sake including non-dog owners.

Please bring only ONE small cooler that locks / zips shut. No styrofoam cooler, No guns or glass. We recycle plastic bottles, paper  and aluminum cans.

Free certified Well Water to refill your re-usable bottles.

If not on/in the water,  you're trespassing on private land.

* We encourage a min $1 donation per car parking and $1 per person per night for campers to the Broad River Watershed Association (BRWA). Help protect the Broad River by donating and/or becoming a member of these groups and

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BRO is a good day!🌞

Excellent Outpost! Very cool staff and a great price for the adventure and time you get on the river! Going down the lower or upper river you are looking at a 3 hour ride give or take the lower river ride is very exciting sprinkled...More

1  Thanks Tiffany


First time kayaking

I love new adventures and this one did not disappoint. The staff were very friendly and knowledgable. They supplied you with everything you needed for a fun day on the river. My granddaughter had been several times before and she said the staff are always...More

1  Thank jes0d


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