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Tennessee whitewater, Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong

Sevier county, Chimneys Trailhead to Chimneys Picnic Area section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS V     1.75 miles
  This stretch of Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong in Tennessee is 1.75 miles long and is a class V section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. If you're coming from Sevierville it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. This is a bit of a short stretch so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Tennessee
    is often tougher than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers here are less forgiving. There's camping available near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong. The beautiful Great Smoky Mountains scenery is an added
bonus. Great exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. The nature scenery of Sevier County and the water flowing gracefully down Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. The Chimneys Trailhead to Chimneys Picnic Area stretch is one  
of many paddling stretches in this river system. There are some good hotels near the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.

Briefly about the general area:
Rainbow Falls is an inspiring place to check out during your stay. Don't leave Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong without first going for a hike along the Cove Mountain Trail. Skiing at Ober Gatlinburg is one of those things you just ought to do; Bearpen Hollow is also a splendid spot to discover. This river has so much to offer. The views at Great Smoky Mountains National Park will blow your mind, and you can go for a hike on the Sugarland Mountain Trail.

Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong, Chimneys Trailhead to Chimneys Picnic Area road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong.
 Whitewater Near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong:
Road Prong, Sevier County, 1 miles away
      Class V - 0.72 miles long (Third bridge to right above West Prong confluence)
Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong, Sevier County, 1 miles away
      Class V - 1.75 miles long (Chimneys Trailhead to Chimneys Picnic Area)
Little Pigeon River - West Prong, Sevier County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.5 miles long (Chimneys Picnic Area to Campbell Overlook)
Walker Camp Prong, Sevier County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Bridge below Alum Cave Creek confluence to Chimney's Trailhead)
Upper Road Prong, Sevier County, 2 miles away
      Class V+ - 1.09 miles long (Green Light Falls to Third Bridge)
Little River, Sevier County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.2 miles long (Huskey Gap Branch to Elkmont C.Highway)
Little Pigeon River - West Prong - Roaring Fork, Sevier County, 4 miles away
      Class I-IV - 1 miles long (Roaring Fork Motor Trail)
Little Pigeon River - West Prong, Sevier County, 5 miles away
      Class II-V - 2.6 miles long (Campbell Overlook to 1st bridge in Gatlinsburg)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wildwater Limited, Sevier County, 6 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Little Pigeon River - West Prong, Sevier County, 6 miles away
      Class II - 6.6 miles long (Gatlinsburg to 1st bridge in Pigeon Forge)
 Ski Areas Near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong:
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 7 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 27 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 37 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 38 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 69 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
 Marinas Near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong:
Gator Point Marina and Cabin, Sevierville , 17 miles away
Mountain Cove Marina, Sevierville , 18 miles away
Lighthouse Pointe Marina, Dandridge , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong:
Baymont Inn & Suites Gatlinburg On The River, Gatlinburg , 2 miles away
The Park Vista - A Doubletree By Hilton Hotel - Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg , 4 miles away
Hampton Inn Gatlinburg TN, Gatlinburg , 5 miles away
Baskins Creek Condos By Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Gatlinburg , 5 miles away
Glenstone Lodge, Gatlinburg , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong:
Chimneys Campground, Sevier County, 1 miles away
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Mount Collins Shelter, Gatlinburg, 2 miles away
Mt Collins Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Gatlinburg, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong:
Sugarland Mountain Trail, Sevier , 5 miles away
Cove Mountain Trail, Sevier , 7 miles away
Jakes Creek Trail, Sevier , 8 miles away
Laurel Falls Trail, Sevier , 8 miles away
Meigs Mountain Trail, Sevier , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN , 5 miles away
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 63 miles away
Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina , 28 miles away
Panther Creek State Park, Tennessee , 35 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong:
Gatlinburg City Departments Golf Course, Pigeon Forge , 10 miles away
Bent Creek Golf Village, Gatlinburg , 11 miles away
Sequoyah National Golf Club, Whittier , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong
Douglas Lake, Sevier , 19 miles away

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