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Tennessee whitewater, Clear Fork - North Prong

Morgan Fentress county, Banner Springs to Gatewood Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     7 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Crossville. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more demanding, so if you're not from around here don't forget that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. The Banner Springs to Gatewood Bridge
    stretch is one of many paddling stretches in this river system. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations in advance you're all set.
Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling spots. This is a pretty decent length section, it's good length for a morning trip. The river winds through the Cumberland Plateau Mountains and you get great scenery. The scenic beauty of Morgan Fentress County and the cool fresh water have people coming here. This stretch of Clear Fork - North Prong is 7 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a  
class I-II section.

Briefly about the general area:
If the weather is wonderful here at Clear Fork - North Prong, you can go for a hike along the Ridge Trail, and at Clear Fork - North Prong you always meet someone from Deer Lodge. You absolutely ought to have a thing about the Cumberland Plateau Mountains. On a nice day at Clear Fork - North Prong you can take a hike along the Lake View Trail, and Underwood Neck is not far at all. This river has so much to offer. All through the warmest time of the year highs here at Clear Fork - North Prong reach the 80's. All through the moonlight hours it's frequently in the 60's.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Clear Fork - North Prong.
 Whitewater Near Clear Fork - North Prong:
Clear Fork, Morgan/ Scott/ Fentress County, 0 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (Gatewood Bridge to Brewster Bridge)
Clear Fork - North Prong, Fentress County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV - -blank- miles long (Old Sunbright to Banner Springs)
White Creek, Morgan County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 7 miles long (Twin Bridges to Barnett Bridge)
Clear Fork, Scott County, 8 miles away
      Class II+ - 10 miles long (Brewster Bridge to Burnt Mill Bridge)
White Oak Creek, Morgan/ Scott County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 21.3 miles long (Burville Road to Burnt Mill Bridge)
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III - 4.5 miles long (Barnett Bridge to Jett Bridge)
North White Oak Creek, Fentress Scott County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 7.8 miles long (Zenith Mines to Leatherwood Ford)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 12 miles long (Potter's Ford to Obed Junction)
White Oak Creek, Morgan/ Scott/ Fentress County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 6 miles long (Highway 52 to Clear Fork River)
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.5 miles long (Jett to Lilly)
 Ski Areas Near Clear Fork - North Prong:
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 95 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Hotels Near Clear Fork - North Prong:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CROSSVILLE, Crossville , 20 miles away
Hampton Inn Crossville, Crossville , 21 miles away
Comfort Suites Crossville, Crossville , 21 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Crossville, Crossville , 21 miles away
Quality Inn Crossville, Crossville , 21 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Clear Fork - North Prong:
Wesleyan Campground, Jamestown, 6 miles away
Clear Creek Campsite, Clarkrange, 9 miles away
Timberridge Campground, Jamestown, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Clear Fork - North Prong:
Ridge Trail, Pickett , 15 miles away
Lake View Trail, Pickett , 15 miles away
Lake Bluff Trail, Pickett , 15 miles away
Island Trail, Pickett , 15 miles away
Hidden Passage Trail, Pickett , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Clear Fork - North Prong:
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 20 miles away
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida - TN , 26 miles away
Pickett State Park, Tennessee , 17 miles away
Cumberland Mountain State Park, Tennessee , 23 miles away
Frozen Head State Park, Tennessee , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Clear Fork - North Prong:
Fairfield Glade Community Club, Crossville , 16 miles away
Four Seasons Golf, Crossville , 16 miles away
Plateau Golf, Crossville , 18 miles away

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