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Tennessee whitewater, Daddy's Creek

Cumberland county, Sutton Dam to Antioch Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     13 miles
 
I have 2 sons 11 and 14. Interested in white water rafting. What do you suggest? Says Terri

The nature scenery of Tennessee and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Tennessee tend to be more challenging than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that many of the sections here are not safe for beginners. Getting your
    paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors will make you glad you came. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The Cumberland Plateau Mountains scenery is wonderful.
This section is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. This is not the only paddling section in this river system, there are others too. The Sutton Dam to Antioch Bridge section of Daddy's Creek in Cumberland County is 13 miles long and has been determined by American  
    Whitewater to be a class I-II section. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling spots. The put-in location is a short drive from Crossville, as you
  can see on the road map further down.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty of folks from Crab Orchard here at Daddy's Creek, and since you're here why not pop by Keating Hollow. Just can't get enough of the Cumberland Plateau Mountains. Little Horseshoe Bend is something you shouldn't miss since you're here at Daddy's Creek. A visit to Cumberland Mountain State Park revives the spirit, and Horseshoe Bend is an interesting thing to spot if you're here.

Daddy's Creek, Sutton Dam to Antioch Bridge 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 Daddy's Creek.
 Whitewater Near Daddy's Creek:
Mammys Creek, Cumberland County, 5 miles away
      Class -blank- - 14 miles long (US 70 to US 27)
Dunlap Creek, Cumberland/Bledsoe/Rhea County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.5 miles long (Jolley Road to Piney River)
Basin Creek, Rhea County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Jeep Trail to Fall Creek)
White's Creek, Rhea County, 7 miles away
      Class III+ - 6.5 miles long (Rt 68 to Possum Trot/Alloway Bridge)
Daddy's Creek, Cumberland County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 17.5 miles long (Big Lick to Sutton Dam)
Fall Creek, Rhea Cumberland Roane County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6 miles long (Ozone Falls to White's Creek)
Stinging Fork, Rhea County, 9 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 7 miles long (Stinging Fork Falls to Piney River)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 10 miles away
      Class I-V - 9.6 miles long (US 127 Close to Crossville to Adams Bridge)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4 miles long (Adams Bridge to Potter's Ford)
Daddy's Creek, Cumberland County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 13 miles long (Sutton Dam to Antioch Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Daddy's Creek:
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 96 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Daddy's Creek:
Rhea Harbor, Spring City , 13 miles away
Spring City Resort & Marina, Spring City , 13 miles away
Marina & Dock Supply, Spring City , 16 miles away
Eden Marina, Spring City , 17 miles away
CEP Eden Marina, Spring City , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Daddy's Creek:
Comfort Suites Crossville, Crossville , 5 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CROSSVILLE, Crossville , 5 miles away
Hampton Inn Crossville, Crossville , 5 miles away
Super 8 Crossville TN, Crossville , 10 miles away
Red Roof Inn Crossville, Crossville , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Daddy's Creek:
Lake's Rocky Top Retreat, Crossville, 2 miles away
Crossville KOA Kampground, Crossville, 2 miles away
Black Mt Camp, Crab Orchard, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Daddy's Creek:
Fooshee Pass Trail, Meigs , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Daddy's Creek:
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 23 miles away
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida - TN , 45 miles away
Cumberland Mountain State Park, Tennessee , 6 miles away
Park Fall Creek Falls State Park, Tennessee , 24 miles away
Frozen Head State Park, Tennessee , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Daddy's Creek:
Renegade Mountain Golf Club, Crab Orchard , 5 miles away
Bear Trace Golf Course, Crossville , 5 miles away
Plateau Golf, Crossville , 6 miles away
 Lakes Near Daddy's Creek
Geronimo Lake, Cumberland , 7 miles away
Cumberland Mountain Retreat Lake, Cumberland , 16 miles away
Watts Bar Lake, Meigs , 18 miles away

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