ARWT Etiquette

Alapaha River Water Trail safety and etiquette, as seen on the ARWT brochure:


  1. Be prepared with life vests and cell phone.
  2. Let someone know your float plan
  3. Alligators may be present – use caution when bringing along small children or pets.
  4. Be extremely careful with campfires.


  1. Carry out all trash with you
  2. Camp only where you know you have permission
  3. Do not cut or damage living trees
  4. Take only photos or videos, leave no trace.
  5. Control pets or leave them at home
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Respect waterfront property
    • Don’t trespass on private property
    • Minimize impacts to shore.
  8. Be courteous to other water trail users.