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Tennessee whitewater, Board Camp Creek

Hamilton county, Jones Gap Road to Soddy Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Crossville. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so you'd better keep in mind that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. The Cumberland Plateau Mountains scenery is wonderful. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling places. There are nice
    comfortable hotels here, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. The Jones Gap Road to Soddy
Creek section of Board Camp Creek in Tennessee is -blank- miles long and it is classified as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. The Jones Gap Road to Soddy Creek stretch is the only paddling stretch along Board Camp Creek. The beautiful scenery of Hamilton County and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty
of folks from Dayton here at Board Camp Creek; if you're here why not explore Maley Hollow. But wait, there's more entertaining things to do in the Cumberland Plateau Mountains. A spree to Two Spjrings spring will fill your spirit with great feelings, and there is a good hiking trail nearby called the Laurel-Snow Trail. A river like this is too good to miss. Park Fall Creek Falls State Park is a great place to stretch your legs a bit. High temperatures at Board Camp Creek all through the summertime are in the 80's. For the period of the dark hours of summer temperatures descend down into the 60's.


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These outdoors activities are available near Board Camp Creek.
 Whitewater Near Board Camp Creek:
Richland Creek, Rhea County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 1.5 miles long (Old Dayton Reservoir to Laurel-Snow Parking Lot)
Morgan Creek, Rhea County, 3 miles away
      Class V - 1.2 miles long (Snow Falls to Laurel-Snow Parking Lot)
Brush Creek, Rhea County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 1.3 miles long (Seventh Day Adventist Compound to Roaring Creek)
Piney River, Bledsoe Rhea County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 10.4 miles long (Wash-Pelfrey Road to Spring City)
Henderson Cr, Rhea County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 7 miles long (Liberty Hill Road to Laurel)
Big Sewee River, Meigs County, 8 miles away
      Class I(II) - 4 miles long (Highway 58 bridge to Decatur-Watts Bar Road)
Moccasin Creek, Rhea County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 1 miles long (Shut-In Gap Road to Piney River)
Roaring Creek, Rhea County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 6 miles long (New Harmony Road to Bridge on Brayton Mountain Rd)
McGill Creek, Bledsoe / Hamilton County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7 miles long (Hendon Road to Coulterville Road)
Duskin Creek, Bledsoe Rhea County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2 miles long (Gap Road to Piney River at Spring City)
 Marinas Near Board Camp Creek:
Sale Creek Marina Multiboating, Soddy Daisy , 8 miles away
Cotton Port Marina and Campground, Meigs County , 10 miles away
Pine Harbor Marina, Soddy Daisy , 15 miles away
Misty Harbor Marina, Soddy Daisy , 15 miles away
Spring City Resort & Marina, Spring City , 15 miles away
 Hotels Near Board Camp Creek:
Sleep Inn & Suites Dayton, Dayton , 1 miles away
Best Western Dayton, Dayton , 2 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Dayton, Dayton , 2 miles away
Scottish Inns And Suites, Dayton , 2 miles away
Holiday Inn Express DAYTON, Dayton , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Board Camp Creek:
Blue water Campground, Dayton, 3 miles away
Laurel Creek Camp, Dayton, 3 miles away
Richland Creek Camp, Dayton, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Board Camp Creek:
Laurel-Snow Trail, Rhea , 3 miles away
 Public Lands Near Board Camp Creek:
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 42 miles away
Russell Cave National Monument, Bridgeport - AL , 58 miles away
Park Fall Creek Falls State Park, Tennessee , 14 miles away
Harrison Bay State Park, Tennessee , 16 miles away
Booker T. Washington State Park, Tennessee , 23 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Board Camp Creek:
Mountain Meadows Golf, Georgetown , 14 miles away
Lakehaven Golf & Country Club, Decatur , 14 miles away
Bear Trace, Harrison , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Board Camp Creek
Watts Bar Lake, Meigs , 18 miles away
Cumberland Mountain Retreat Lake, Cumberland , 20 miles away

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