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Tennessee whitewater, Clear Creek

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

 

CLASS II-III     2.5 miles
  The natural beauty of Tennessee and the playfulness of the water have people coming here. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master in this state than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Jett to Lilly stretch is just one of many. Some people prefer whitewater
    rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature will make you glad you came. The put-in is not too
far from Harriman. This is a pretty short section so no need to bring snacks. This section of Clear Creek in Tennessee is 2.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-III section. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. The Cumberland Plateau Mountains scenery is wonderful. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
Obed Wild & Scenic River is a great local destination here at Clear Creek, and a tour to Clear Creek wouldn't be complete without taking a look at Lilly Rapids. This spot, the Cumberland Plateau Mountains, has so much outdoors exciting things. During your visit to Clear Creek you'll meet some people from Lancing for sure. A short tour to The Grunch Rapids is always worthwhile. Throughout the days of summer here at Clear Creek, high temperatures generally reach the 80's with overnight lows in the 60's. Daytime highs all through the winter are in the 40's while Clear Creek overnight low temperatures through the wintertime are in the 20's.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Clear Creek.
 Whitewater Near Clear Creek:
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.5 miles long (Jett to Lilly)
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 1 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Lilly to Nemo)
Little Clear Creek, -blank- County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3 miles long (Highway 62 to Lily)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 3 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10 miles long (Obed Junction to Nemo)
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 4 miles away
      Class I-III - 4.5 miles long (Barnett Bridge to Jett Bridge)
Island Creek, Morgan County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Catoosa Road to Catoosa Bridge)
Daddy's Creek, Cumberland County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V - 6.8 miles long (Antioch Bridge to Devils Breakfast Table Bridge)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 5 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (Nemo to Oakdale)
Island Creek, Morgan County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 2 miles long (Catoosa Bridge to Emory River)
White Creek, Morgan County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 7 miles long (Twin Bridges to Barnett Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Clear Creek:
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 84 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Clear Creek:
Harbour Point Marina, Rockwood , 18 miles away
Kingston KOA Kampground and Marina, Kingston , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Clear Creek:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites HARRIMAN, Harriman , 15 miles away
Comfort Inn Harriman, Harriman , 15 miles away
Quality Inn Harriman, Harriman , 15 miles away
Rodeway Inn & Suites, Harriman , 15 miles away
Days Inn Harriman, Harriman , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Clear Creek:
Obed River Camp, Lancing, 2 miles away
Clear Creek Campsite, Clarkrange, 3 miles away
Deer Run RV Resort, Crossville, 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Clear Creek:
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 8 miles away
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida - TN , 27 miles away
Frozen Head State Park, Tennessee , 20 miles away
Cumberland Mountain State Park, Tennessee , 21 miles away
Pickett State Park, Tennessee , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Clear Creek:
Fairfield Glade Community Club, Crossville , 12 miles away
Four Seasons Golf, Crossville , 14 miles away
Rockwood Golf & Country Club, Rockwood , 14 miles away

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