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Tennessee whitewater, Little Fiery Gizzard Creek

Grundy county, Into Big Fiery Gizzard Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     0.85 miles
  The wonderful Tennessee scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Tullahoma, as you can see on the road map further down. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The Into Big Fiery Gizzard Creek section of Little Fiery Gizzard
    Creek is 0.85 miles long and has been rated as a class III-IV section by American Whitewater. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here. The average Tennessee whitewater rafting
or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master than those in other states, so better not forget that the rivers in this state are less manageable. The campgrounds here at Little Fiery Gizzard Creek are pretty good. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Into Big Fiery Gizzard Creek stretch is just one of many. This is an extremely short section so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a  
few times.

Briefly about the general area:
Lots of people from Tracy City come to Little Fiery Gizzard Creek; visiting South Cumberland State Park is a wonderful thing to do. Take some time to stop by Grundy State Forest while you're here, and Black Bottom is something you shouldn't miss if you're here. This is such a great river. The high level of rain makes Little Fiery Gizzard Creek a relatively wet spot. March is the wettest month with most rain, and June on the other hand is the driest. All through the warm days of summer highs here at Little Fiery Gizzard Creek reach the 80's with night lows in the 60's.

Little Fiery Gizzard Creek, Into Big Fiery Gizzard Creek road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Little Fiery Gizzard Creek.
 Whitewater Near Little Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Little Fiery Gizzard Creek, Grundy County, 0 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.85 miles long (Into Big Fiery Gizzard Creek)
Big Fiery Gizzard Creek, Grundy/ Marion County, 1 miles away
      Class III-V - 12 miles long (Tracy City section)
Little Sequatchie, Marion County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Indian Creek to Sequatchie River)
Savage Creek, Grundy County, 18 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5.7 miles long (Savage Gulf)
Warren Creek, Dade County, 19 miles away
      Class -blank- - 6.2 miles long (Highway 301 to Nickajack Lake)
Woodcock Creek, Sequatchie County, 20 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 6 miles long (Woodcock Gulf to Daus)
Mullens Creek, Marion County, 21 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 4 miles long (Prentice Cooper State Park to Mullens Cove)
Lively Creek, De Kalb County, 22 miles away
      Class III+ - 6.4 miles long (State Route 73 to Long Island Creek)
Suck Creek, Marion/ Hamilton County, 23 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Suck Confluence to Knuckle Head)
South Suck Creek, Marion County, 24 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 4 miles long (Pipeline to Suck Confluence)
 Marinas Near Little Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Hales Bar Resort and Marina, Guild , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Edgeworth Inn And Campus Suite, Monteagle , 6 miles away
Super 8 - Monteagle TN, Monteagle , 7 miles away
The Smoke House Lodge And Cabins, Monteagle , 7 miles away
Sewanee Inn, Sewanee , 12 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites KIMBALL, Kimball , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Kimball Campground, Jasper, 13 miles away
Shellmound, Jasper, 17 miles away
Marion County Park, Jasper, 18 miles away
 Trails Near Little Fiery Gizzard Creek:
River Mont Cave Historical Trail, Jackson , 16 miles away
Winding Stairs, Franklin , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Russell Cave National Monument, Bridgeport - AL , 18 miles away
Little River Canyon National Preserve, Fort Payne - AL , 45 miles away
South Cumberland State Park, Tennessee , 16 miles away
Old Stone Fort State Park, Tennessee , 28 miles away
Cloudland Canyon State Park, Georgia , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Fiery Gizzard Creek:
Sequatchie Valley Golf & Country Club, South Pittsburg , 12 miles away
Hidden Valley Golf, Bryant , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Fiery Gizzard Creek
Nickajack Lake, Marion , 17 miles away

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