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Tennessee whitewater, Little Emory River

Morgan county, Ford Close to Right Fork to Kring Hollow Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     4 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Tennessee is often more difficult than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. The starting location is a short drive from Harriman, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The nature scenery of Morgan County and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. The beauty of the Cumberland Plateau Mountains is a great
    plus for this river. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling spots. The Ford Close to Right Fork to Kring Hollow Road section of Little Emory River in
Morgan County is 4 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-III section. This stretch has has enough mileage, suitable for an afternoon trip. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors will have you coming back for more. There are a few other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít  
have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
Little Emory River is in close proximity to Walls Hollow which is undeniably worth visiting. A great site like Frozen Head State Park in close proximity to Little Emory River is too fine to leave out, and you'll in all probability meet some folks from Petros here. This river is so wonderful. A trip to Little Emory River wouldn't be complete without taking a look at McGee Spring. Obed Wild & Scenic River is a splendid local destination here at Little Emory River. Little Emory River is a quite wet place usually with a large amount of precipitation.

Little Emory River, Ford Close to Right Fork to Kring Hollow Road 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 Little Emory River.
 Whitewater Near Little Emory River:
Little Emory River, Morgan County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Ford Close to Right Fork to Kring Hollow Road)
Crooked Fork Creek, Morgan County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2 miles long (US 27 to Potter's Falls)
Crooked Fork Creek, Morgan County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6.2 miles long (Potter's Falls to Camp Austin)
Emory River, Morgan County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6.5 miles long (Coal loading facility at base of Ligias Ridge to Gobey Bridge)
Emory River, Morgan County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Emory River Canyon - Highway 62 to Nemo)
Emory River, Morgan County, 15 miles away
      Class II-IV - 21.2 miles long (Gobey Bridge to Oakdale)
Island Creek, Morgan County, 15 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 2 miles long (Catoosa Bridge to Emory River)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (Nemo to Oakdale)
Island Creek, Morgan County, 18 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Catoosa Road to Catoosa Bridge)
Crab Orchard Creek, Morgan County, 18 miles away
      Class II-IV - 13.5 miles long (Flat Rock Ford to Oakdale)
 Ski Areas Near Little Emory River:
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 64 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 95 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 97 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 98 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
 Marinas Near Little Emory River:
Kingston KOA Kampground and Marina, Kingston , 13 miles away
Harbour Point Marina, Rockwood , 20 miles away
Bayside Marina & Resort, Ten Mile , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Emory River:
Super 8 Kingston, Kingston , 8 miles away
Days Inn Harriman, Harriman , 10 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Harriman, Harriman , 11 miles away
Travelodge Harriman, Harriman , 11 miles away
Comfort Inn Harriman, Harriman , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Emory River:
Four Seasons Campground, Kingston, 7 miles away
Frozen Head State Park, Petros, 8 miles away
Helton's RV Park and Campground, Oliver Springs, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Emory River:
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 11 miles away
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida - TN , 28 miles away
Frozen Head State Park, Tennessee , 10 miles away
Cove Lake State Park, Tennessee , 25 miles away
Fort Loudoun State Park, Tennessee , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Emory River:
Emory Golf & Country Club, Harriman , 9 miles away
Lakeside Golf Course, Kingston , 9 miles away
Southwest Point Golf Course, Kingston , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Emory River
Melton Hill Lake, Loudon , 13 miles away
Fort Loudoun Lake, Loudon , 19 miles away

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