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Tennessee whitewater, White Creek

Morgan county, Twin Bridges to Barnett Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     7 miles
  The starting location is a short drive from Crossville, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the Twin Bridges to Barnett Bridge stretch is just one of them. If
    you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The scenic beauty of Morgan County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream will make you feel great. This stretch of White Creek
in Tennessee is 7 miles long and has been rated as a class I-II section by American Whitewater. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature will have you coming back for more. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's perfect for a one day trip. Since you're on this  
site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are lots of good spots for that around here. The river winds through the Cumberland Plateau Mountains and you get great scenery.

Briefly about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of people from Deer Lodge here; if you have the time, Obed Wild & Scenic River is a national park worth visiting. Now, you may think that's a lot but there's even more cool stuff to do here in the Cumberland Plateau Mountains. White Creek gets a great deal of water. Most of the rain falls through March; the driest of the months is October.

White Creek, Twin Bridges to Barnett 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 White Creek.
 Whitewater Near White Creek:
White Creek, Morgan County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 7 miles long (Twin Bridges to Barnett Bridge)
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 4.5 miles long (Barnett Bridge to Jett Bridge)
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.5 miles long (Jett to Lilly)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 4 miles away
      Class I-III - 12 miles long (Potter's Ford to Obed Junction)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 5 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10 miles long (Obed Junction to Nemo)
Daddy's Creek, Cumberland County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V - 6.8 miles long (Antioch Bridge to Devils Breakfast Table Bridge)
Clear Creek, Morgan County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Lilly to Nemo)
Little Clear Creek, -blank- County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3 miles long (Highway 62 to Lily)
Clear Fork - North Prong, Morgan Fentress County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 7 miles long (Banner Springs to Gatewood Bridge)
Clear Fork, Morgan/ Scott/ Fentress County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (Gatewood Bridge to Brewster Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near White Creek:
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 89 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Hotels Near White Creek:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CROSSVILLE, Crossville , 17 miles away
Comfort Suites Crossville, Crossville , 17 miles away
Hampton Inn Crossville, Crossville , 17 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Crossville, Crossville , 19 miles away
Super 8 Crossville TN, Crossville , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near White Creek:
Clear Creek Campsite, Clarkrange, 3 miles away
Obed River Camp, Lancing, 6 miles away
Deer Run RV Resort, Crossville, 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near White Creek:
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 14 miles away
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida - TN , 28 miles away
Cumberland Mountain State Park, Tennessee , 19 miles away
Pickett State Park, Tennessee , 24 miles away
Frozen Head State Park, Tennessee , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near White Creek:
Fairfield Glade Community Club, Crossville , 10 miles away
Four Seasons Golf, Crossville , 12 miles away
Plateau Golf, Crossville , 13 miles away

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