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Tennessee whitewater, Little Harpeth River

Williamson Davidson county, Granny White Pike to Highway 100 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I(II)     7 miles
  The natural beauty of Tennessee and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. There are many good hotels to choose from, and if you make reservations in advance you're
    all set. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while have people coming from far and near. This stretch is mid length, it's perfect for a one day trip. This is one of a small number of paddling
stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. This section of Little Harpeth River in Tennessee is 7 miles long and is a class I(II) section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a pretty small number of paddling places.

Briefly about the general area:
Radnor Lake State Park is a fine spot
to pop by on a lovely day, and at Little Harpeth River you always meet someone from Brentwood. High temperatures at Little Harpeth River during the summer months are in the 80's, and during the night it cools down to the 60's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 40's, and after the sun is down during the winter temperatures at Little Harpeth River fall into the 20's. All the water falling down from the sky makes Little Harpeth River a wet site. Most of the rain falls throughout March, and the driest month is October.

Little Harpeth River, Granny White Pike to Highway 100 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Little Harpeth River.
 Whitewater Near Little Harpeth River:
Little Harpeth River, Williamson/Davidson County, 4 miles away
      Class I(II) - 7 miles long (Granny White Pike to Highway 100)
 Marinas Near Little Harpeth River:
Harpeth Shoals Marina, Ashland City , 19 miles away
Nashville Shores Marina, Hermitage , 20 miles away
 Beaches Near Little Harpeth River:
Long Island Beach, Davidson , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Harpeth River:
Candlewood Suites NASHVILLE-BRENTWOOD, Brentwood , 5 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Nashville/Brentwood, Brentwood , 5 miles away
Residence Inn Nashville Brentwood, Brentwood , 5 miles away
Courtyard Nashville Green Hills, Nashville , 5 miles away
MainStay Suites Brentwood, Brentwood , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Harpeth River:
Manchester KOA, Manchester, 6 miles away
Rau-wood Retreat Center, Nashville, 11 miles away
Avondale - Old Hickory Lock And Dam, -blank-, 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Harpeth River:
Radnor Lake State Park, Tennessee , 6 miles away
Long Hunter State Park, Tennessee , 25 miles away
Henry Horton State Park, Tennessee , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Harpeth River:
Harpeth Hills Golf Course, Nashville , 1 miles away
Old Natchez Country Club, Franklin , 2 miles away
Warner Golf Course, Nashville , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Harpeth River
Stephens Lake, Williamson , 11 miles away
Lesters Lake, Davidson , 15 miles away
Crocker Springs Lake, Davidson , 16 miles away

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