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Tennessee whitewater, Clear Creek

Morgan county, Barnett Bridge to Jett Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     4.5 miles
  The Barnett Bridge to Jett Bridge section of Clear Creek in Morgan County is 4.5 miles long and it is classified as a class I-III section by American Whitewater. The wonderful Tennessee scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream attract people from near and far. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Harriman. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often more difficult than elsewhere, so better
    not forget that many runs in this state are not easy. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. 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 are great reasons to come. On this section you do get some distance, it's perfect for a one day trip. The wild scenery of the Cumberland Plateau Mountains is great. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the Barnett Bridge to Jett Bridge stretch is just one of them. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater  
rafting or kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good rivers.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty of people from Lancing here at Clear Creek; Obed Wild & Scenic River is one of the destinations that are wonderful to go to close by. If you go for the outdoors you'll go for it here in the Cumberland Plateau Mountains. A lot of precipitation falls at Clear Creek. The month of March is the wettest with most of the rain; October is the month with the least moisture. For the period of the summer months, highs frequently are in the 80's at Clear Creek while overnight lows are mostly in the 60's.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Clear Creek.
 Whitewater Near Clear Creek:
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 4.5 miles long (Barnett Bridge to Jett Bridge)
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.5 miles long (Jett to Lilly)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10 miles long (Obed Junction to Nemo)
Daddy's Creek, Cumberland County, 4 miles away
      Class III-V - 6.8 miles long (Antioch Bridge to Devils Breakfast Table Bridge)
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 4 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Lilly to Nemo)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 4 miles away
      Class I-III - 12 miles long (Potter's Ford to Obed Junction)
White Creek, Morgan County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 7 miles long (Twin Bridges to Barnett Bridge)
Little Clear Creek, -blank- County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3 miles long (Highway 62 to Lily)
Island Creek, Morgan County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Catoosa Road to Catoosa Bridge)
Yellow Creek, Cumberland County, 7 miles away
      Class III-V - 2 miles long (Catoosa Road to Daddy's Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Clear Creek:
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 87 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Clear Creek:
Harbour Point Marina, Rockwood , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Clear Creek:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites HARRIMAN, Harriman , 17 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CROSSVILLE, Crossville , 17 miles away
Comfort Inn Harriman, Harriman , 17 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Harriman, Harriman , 17 miles away
Travelodge Harriman, Harriman , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Clear Creek:
Clear Creek Campsite, Clarkrange, 2 miles away
Obed River Camp, Lancing, 3 miles away
Deer Run RV Resort, Crossville, 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Clear Creek:
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 11 miles away
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida - TN , 28 miles away
Cumberland Mountain State Park, Tennessee , 19 miles away
Frozen Head State Park, Tennessee , 22 miles away
Pickett State Park, Tennessee , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Clear Creek:
Fairfield Glade Community Club, Crossville , 10 miles away
Four Seasons Golf, Crossville , 12 miles away
Plateau Golf, Crossville , 13 miles away

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