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Tennessee whitewater, Big Fiery Gizzard Creek

Grundy Marion county, Tracy City section section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-V     12 miles
  The beautiful scenery of Tennessee and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Tennessee you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are not easy. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, around here you'll find a large number of good
    rivers. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while will
have you coming back for more. You can enjoy this section more if you take your time, so pack your camping stuff. The Tracy City section stretch of Big Fiery Gizzard Creek in Grundy/ Marion County is 12 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class III-V section of whitewater. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. The put-in location is a short drive from Tullahoma, there's a road map further down the  
page with more info on that. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Tracy City section stretch is one of them.

Briefly about the general area:
Not far from Big Fiery Gizzard Creek you find Raven Point, and Little Cove is also a great location to discover. On a good day at Big Fiery Gizzard Creek you can take a hike along the Winding Stairs. Russell Cave National Monument is a good spot near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek; if the weather is great, you can go for a hike along the River Mont Cave Historical Trail. Lots of folks from Tracy City come to Big Fiery Gizzard Creek.

Big Fiery Gizzard Creek, Tracy City section road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek.
 Whitewater Near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Little Fiery Gizzard Creek, Grundy County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.85 miles long (Into Big Fiery Gizzard Creek)
Big Fiery Gizzard Creek, Grundy/ Marion County, 4 miles away
      Class III-V - 12 miles long (Tracy City section)
Little Sequatchie, Marion County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Indian Creek to Sequatchie River)
Warren Creek, Dade County, 16 miles away
      Class -blank- - 6.2 miles long (Highway 301 to Nickajack Lake)
Savage Creek, Grundy County, 19 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5.7 miles long (Savage Gulf)
Lively Creek, De Kalb County, 19 miles away
      Class III+ - 6.4 miles long (State Route 73 to Long Island Creek)
Mullens Creek, Marion County, 20 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 4 miles long (Prentice Cooper State Park to Mullens Cove)
Woodcock Creek, Sequatchie County, 20 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 6 miles long (Woodcock Gulf to Daus)
Cole City Creek, Dade County, 22 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 7.2 miles long (Casey Road to Tennessee River)
Suck Creek, Marion/ Hamilton County, 22 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Suck Confluence to Knuckle Head)
 Marinas Near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Hales Bar Resort and Marina, Guild , 16 miles away
 Hotels Near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Economy Inn And Suites, Henderson , 4 miles away
Edgeworth Inn And Campus Suite, Monteagle , 8 miles away
Super 8 - Monteagle TN, Monteagle , 8 miles away
The Smoke House Lodge And Cabi, Monteagle , 9 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites KIMBALL, Kimball , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Kimball Campground, Jasper, 10 miles away
Shellmound, Jasper, 14 miles away
Marion County Park, Jasper, 15 miles away
 Trails Near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek:
River Mont Cave Historical Trail, Jackson , 14 miles away
Winding Stairs, Franklin , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Russell Cave National Monument, Bridgeport - AL , 15 miles away
Little River Canyon National Preserve, Fort Payne - AL , 43 miles away
South Cumberland State Park, Tennessee , 17 miles away
Cloudland Canyon State Park, Georgia , 27 miles away
Old Stone Fort State Park, Tennessee , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Sequatchie Valley Golf & Country Club, South Pittsburg , 9 miles away
Hidden Valley Golf, Bryant , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Big Fiery Gizzard Creek
Nickajack Lake, Marion , 14 miles away

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