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Adventure Sports at Every Pace in Alabama’s Black Belt

A variety of Black Belt adventure sports can be enjoyed in our region, from canoeing to whitewater rafting, enjoying a heart-pounding glide zip lining across our beautiful landscape, hands-on nature excursions, or interaction with animals from the Safari Kingdom.

Canoeing Alabama Black belt waterways


Alabama Scenic River Trail: The Alabama Scenic River Trail is the only blueway that has it all — from mountain streams to river delta to the salty waves of the Gulf of Mexico. Paddling and powerboat experiences and exploration abound along hundreds of miles of Black Belt waterways.
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Whitewater Rafting

The Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park has been named one of the Top 12 manmade adventures in the world by USA Today. Come see why people love this Black Belt adventure sport by taking a rafting adventure through Phenix City, Alabama, and Columbus, Georgia, the world’s longest urban whitewater rafting experience. The Chattahoochee is one of the country’s most exciting whitewater rafting rivers, with rapids that are the largest south of Canada and east of Colorado. Our course consists of Class III-V whitewater at high water.

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Zip Lining

If your thrill-seeking points skyward, try zip lining and experience our beautiful landscapes with a bird’s eye view.

Butter and Egg Adventures in Troy, a privately-owned outdoor recreational center, offers several options for groups to enjoy climbing, zip-lining, paddling, and campingVisit website

Whitewater Express Blue Heron Adventure Park in Phenix City offers multiple exhilarating zip lines that soar 12 stories above the waters of the Chattahoochee River, including the dual zip line Flight of the Osprey, the only zip line that connects two states (Alabama & Georgia). Visit website

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Fly Fishing

Hone your skills while casting an arc flying fishing the Chattahoochee River at Phenix City. Never been fly fishing? Let the pro staff of Whitewater Express teach you all the basics needed for a fun fishing excursion.