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Thunderhead Prong, Tennessee

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: IV
Length: 1.5 miles
Average Gradient: 300 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 35.60515
Longitude: -83.67322

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 35.6149
Longitude: -83.66903


Paddling Rivers Near Thunderhead Prong, Tennessee:

   Thunderhead Prong, Blount County, 0 miles away
      Class IV - 1.5 miles long (to confluence with Lynn Camp Prong)

   Little River - Middle Prong, Blount County, 0 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Lynn Camp and Thunderhead Prong Confluence to Tremont Institute)

   Lynn Camp Prong, Blount County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 3 miles long (to confluence with Thunderhead Prong)

   Little River, Sevier County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 3.5 miles long (Sinks to Elbow)

   Little River, Blount County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.6 miles long (Elbow to Townsend)

   Little River - West Prong, Blount County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Cold Water Knob to Cades Cove Road)

   Little River - West Prong, Blount County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Confluence with Laurel Creek to West Prong of Little River)

   Little River, Blount County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 10 miles long (Townsend to Dam at Melrose)

   Little River, Sevier/Blount County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Bridge at Elkmont to Sinks)

   Cove Creek, Sevier County, 9 miles away
      Class II-IV - 1.5 miles long (Cascades)

   Little Pigeon River - West Prong, Sevier County, 10 miles away
      Class II-V - 2.6 miles long (Campbell Overlook to 1st bridge in Gatlinsburg)

   Little River, Sevier County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.2 miles long (Huskey Gap Branch to Elkmont C.Highway)


Hotels near Thunderhead Prong, Tennessee:

Best Western Cades Cove Inn, Townsend
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6.5 miles away
Tremont Lodge Resort, Townsend
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6.9 miles away
Highland Manor Inn And Conference Center, Townsend
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7.5 miles away
Dancing Bear Lodge, Townsend
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8.5 miles away
Dancing Bear Cabins, Townsend
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8.5 miles away
The Foxtrot Bed And Breakfast, Gatlinburg
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10.6 miles away
Chalet Village, Gatlinburg
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10.7 miles away
Z-TO BE DELETED - Highlands Co, Gatlinburg
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11.4 miles away
Grand Prix Motel, Gatlinburg
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11.5 miles away
Travelodge Inn & Suites Gatlinburg On The River, Gatlinburg
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11.5 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites On The River, Gatlinburg
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11.6 miles away
Days Inn & Suites Downtown Gatlinburg Parkway, Gatlinburg
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11.7 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Thunderhead Prong, Tennessee:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - West Prong, Townsend, 3 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Upper Henderson, Gatlinburg, 3 miles away

   Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Almond, 3 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Marks Cove, Gatlinburg, 4 miles away

   Tremont Hills Campground, Townsend, 5 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - King Branch, Gatlinburg, 5 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Lower Jakes Gap, Gatlinburg, 5 miles away


Marinas Near Thunderhead Prong, Tennessee:

   Fontana Village Marina, Fontana Dam, 11 miles away

   Deyton Camp Boat Dock Rentals, Robbinsville, 18 miles away

   Santeetlah Marina, Lake Santeetlah, 19 miles away


Public Lands Near Thunderhead Prong, Tennessee:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN, 12 miles away

   Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina, 29 miles away

   Fort Loudoun State Park, Tennessee, 37 miles away

   Panther Creek State Park, Tennessee, 40 miles away


Lakes Near Thunderhead Prong, Tennessee:

   Fontana Lake, Swain , 13 miles away

   Santeetlah Lake, Graham , 19 miles away



Current weather conditions at Thunderhead Prong, Tennessee
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Local climate location: KNOXVILLE UNIV OF TN 8 miles away






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