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Tennessee whitewater, Little Piney Creek

Rhea county, Grandview TenNorth to Piney River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV(V+)     1.75 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Tennessee is often more difficult than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. The starting location is a short drive from Crossville, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The nature scenery of Tennessee and the cool fresh water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. Whitewater paddling here in
    the Cumberland Plateau Mountains is a great experience. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. There are nice comfortable hotels here, but do book a room
before you come because it is a very popular destination. This is a pretty short section so better bring some good walking shoes. This is not the only paddling section in this river system, there are others too. Getting some good exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. This section of Little Piney Creek in Rhea County is 1.75  
miles long and is a class III-IV(V+) section of whitewater according to American Whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
If you're addicted to cool geologic highlights, try Whiteoak Bottoms; a visit to Upper Piney Falls will fill your soul with delightful feelings. Now, you may think that's lots but there's even more entertaining stuff to do here in the Cumberland Plateau Mountains. A magnificent place to take a look at close to Little Piney Creek is Shut in Gap, and Little Piney Creek is not far at all from Grandview. This is such a wonderful river. There is a tremendous hiking trail near Little Piney Creek called the Laurel-Snow Trail, and the beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Lower Piney Falls.

Little Piney Creek, Grandview TenNorth to Piney River 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 Piney Creek.
 Whitewater Near Little Piney Creek:
Little Piney Creek, Rhea County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 1.75 miles long (Grandview TenNorth to Piney River)
White's Creek, Rhea County, 3 miles away
      Class III+ - 6.5 miles long (Rt 68 to Possum Trot/Alloway Bridge)
Soak Creek, -blank- County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - -blank- miles long (Dirt road off Jewitt Road to Piney River)
Stinging Fork, Rhea County, 4 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 7 miles long (Stinging Fork Falls to Piney River)
White's Creek, Rhea County, 6 miles away
      Class III - 6 miles long (Possum Trot/Alloway Road to Route 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)
Moccasin Creek, Rhea County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 1 miles long (Shut-In Gap Road to Piney River)
Duskin Creek, Bledsoe Rhea County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2 miles long (Gap Road to Piney River at Spring City)
Fall Creek, Rhea Cumberland Roane County, 9 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6 miles long (Ozone Falls to White's Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Little Piney Creek:
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 91 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Little Piney Creek:
Rhea Harbor, Spring City , 3 miles away
Spring City Resort & Marina, Spring City , 3 miles away
Eden Marina, Spring City , 10 miles away
CEP Eden Marina, Spring City , 10 miles away
Marina & Dock Supply, Spring City , 10 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Piney Creek:
Howard Johnson Hotel Spring City, Spring City , 2 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Dayton, Dayton , 15 miles away
BEST WESTERN Dayton, Dayton , 15 miles away
Comfort Suites Crossville, Crossville , 15 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CROSSVILLE, Crossville , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Piney Creek:
Rockhouse Branch Camp, Spring City, 3 miles away
Newby Branch Trailhead, Evensville, 6 miles away
Black Mt Camp, Crab Orchard, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Little Piney Creek:
Fooshee Pass Trail, Meigs , 8 miles away
Laurel-Snow Trail, Rhea , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Piney Creek:
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 25 miles away
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida - TN , 50 miles away
Cumberland Mountain State Park, Tennessee , 15 miles away
Park Fall Creek Falls State Park, Tennessee , 23 miles away
Harrison Bay State Park, Tennessee , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Piney Creek:
Renegade Mountain Golf Club, Crab Orchard , 9 miles away
Lakehaven Golf & Country Club, Decatur , 13 miles away
Bear Trace Golf Course, Crossville , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Piney Creek
Watts Bar Lake, Meigs , 8 miles away
Geronimo Lake, Cumberland , 15 miles away

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