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Tennessee whitewater, Little Hurricane Creek

Overton Fentress county, Muddy Pond Road to Hurricane Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V     1.5 miles
  The beautiful scenery of Tennessee and the playfulness of the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. If you're coming from Crossville it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but if you donít have reservations you might end
    up sleeping in your car. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people. This is a short paddling stretch so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. The wild
scenery of the Cumberland Plateau Mountains is great. This section of Little Hurricane Creek in Overton/Fentress County is 1.5 miles long and it is classified as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. 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 rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other  
states, so keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. There's camping available near Little Hurricane Creek. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Muddy Pond Road to Hurricane Creek section is one of them.

Briefly about the general area:
Balden Gulf is a great location to visit nearby; Little Hurricane Creek is not far at all from Wilder. You clearly should fancy the Cumberland Plateau Mountains. Little Hurricane Creek sees pretty high levels of rain. Of all the months in a year July is the one with the most rain; October is when it's the driest.

Little Hurricane Creek, Muddy Pond Road to Hurricane Creek 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 Hurricane Creek.
 Whitewater Near Little Hurricane Creek:
Hurricane Creek, Fentress County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4 miles long (Camp Ground Road to East Fork Obey)
Little Hurricane Creek, Overton/Fentress County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Muddy Pond Road to Hurricane Creek)
Clear Creek, -blank- County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 21 miles long (US 127 to Barnett Bridge)
Obey River - East Fork, Fentress County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 10 miles long (Hanging Limb to Highway 85)
Obey River - East Fork, Overton/ Fentress County, 7 miles away
      Class III-V - 13.8 miles long (Cliff Springs to TN 85 Bridge)
Obey River - West Fork, Overton/ Pickett County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 15.5 miles long (TN 85n Bridge to Dale Hollow Lake)
Obey River - East Fork, Fentress/ Pickett County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 37 miles long (TN 85 Bridge to Dale Hollow Lake)
Clear Fork - North Prong, Fentress County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - -blank- miles long (Old Sunbright to Banner Springs)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 12 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4 miles long (Adams Bridge to Potter's Ford)
Obed River, Cumberland/ Morgan County, 13 miles away
      Class I-V - 9.6 miles long (US 127 Close to Crossville to Adams Bridge)
 Marinas Near Little Hurricane Creek:
East Port Marina & Resort, Alpine , 11 miles away
Sunset Marina & Resort, Byrdstown , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Hurricane Creek:
Caryonah Hunting Lodge, Crossville , 10 miles away
Quality Inn Crossville, Crossville , 13 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Crossville, Crossville , 13 miles away
Red Roof Inn Crossville, Crossville , 13 miles away
Super 8 Crossville TN, Crossville , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Hurricane Creek:
Roam and Roost RV Campground, Crossville, 11 miles away
Cherokee Lodge, Crossville, 12 miles away
Wesleyan Campground, Jamestown, 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Hurricane Creek:
Obed Wild & Scenic River, Wartburg - TN , 32 miles away
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida - TN , 41 miles away
Cumberland Mountain State Park, Tennessee , 17 miles away
Pickett State Park, Tennessee , 27 miles away
Dale Hollow Lake State Park, Kentucky , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Hurricane Creek:
Deer Creek Golf Club, Crossville , 14 miles away
Mountain Ridge Golf Club, Monterey , 14 miles away
River Run Golf Club, Crossville , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Hurricane Creek
City of Monterey Lake, Putnam , 12 miles away
Geronimo Lake, Cumberland , 19 miles away

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