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Tennessee whitewater, Little Sequatchie

Marion county, Indian Creek to Sequatchie River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III     7 miles
Not enough water to inner-tube (October 2nd, 2015) Says Crawford

The put-in location is a short drive from Chattanooga, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often more difficult than elsewhere, so don't forget that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. The nature scenery of Marion County and the cool fresh water attract people from near and
    far. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's perfect for a one day trip. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but if you donít have reservations you might
end up sleeping in your car. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the Indian Creek to Sequatchie River stretch is just one of them. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more. The Indian Creek to Sequatchie River stretch of Little Sequatchie is 7 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-III  

Briefly about the general area:
Why not take a look at Jones Point also if you're here, and nearby you discover Alum Cove which is a great site to visit. If you're stopping by Little Sequatchie from Jasper, you won't be the only one, and do put some time aside to spend at Blowing Spring since you're here at Little Sequatchie. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. Russell Cave National Monument is a great local destination here at Little Sequatchie. Summertime highs at Little Sequatchie usually tend to be in the 80's while overnight lows are generally in the 60's.

Little Sequatchie, Indian Creek to Sequatchie River 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 Sequatchie.
 Whitewater Near Little Sequatchie:
Little Sequatchie, Marion County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Indian Creek to Sequatchie River)
Mullens Creek, Marion County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 4 miles long (Prentice Cooper State Park to Mullens Cove)
Warren Creek, Dade County, 11 miles away
      Class -blank- - 6.2 miles long (Highway 301 to Nickajack Lake)
South Suck Creek, Marion County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 4 miles long (Pipeline to Suck Confluence)
Little Fiery Gizzard Creek, Grundy County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.85 miles long (Into Big Fiery Gizzard Creek)
Suck Creek, Marion/ Hamilton County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Suck Confluence to Knuckle Head)
Big Fiery Gizzard Creek, Grundy/ Marion County, 13 miles away
      Class III-V - 12 miles long (Tracy City section)
North Suck Creek, Marion/Sequatchie County, 14 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 2.4 miles long (pipeline to Suck Confluence)
Cole City Creek, Dade County, 14 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 7.2 miles long (Casey Road to Tennessee River)
Lively Creek, De Kalb County, 14 miles away
      Class III+ - 6.4 miles long (State Route 73 to Long Island Creek)
 Marinas Near Little Sequatchie:
Hales Bar Resort and Marina, Guild , 7 miles away
Brown's Ferry Marina, Chattanooga , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Sequatchie:
Quality Inn & Suites Jasper, Jasper , 6 miles away
Super 8 Kimball, Kimball , 9 miles away
Best Western Kimball Inn, Kimball , 9 miles away
Comfort Inn Kimball, Kimball , 9 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Kimball, Kimball , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Sequatchie:
Marion County Park, Jasper, 7 miles away
Hales Bar Resort and Marina, Guild, 7 miles away
Shellmound, Jasper, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Little Sequatchie:
River Mont Cave Historical Trail, Jackson , 17 miles away
Skyuka Trail, Dade , 17 miles away
Skyuka Trail, Hamilton , 18 miles away
Bluff Trail, Hamblen , 18 miles away
Bluff Trail, Hamilton , 18 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Sequatchie:
Russell Cave National Monument, Bridgeport - AL , 15 miles away
Little River Canyon National Preserve, Fort Payne - AL , 40 miles away
South Cumberland State Park, Tennessee , 18 miles away
Cloudland Canyon State Park, Georgia , 18 miles away
Booker T. Washington State Park, Tennessee , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Sequatchie:
Sequatchie Valley Golf & Country Club, South Pittsburg , 10 miles away
Hidden Valley Golf, Bryant , 11 miles away
Black Creek Club, Chattanooga , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Sequatchie
Nickajack Lake, Marion , 8 miles away
Rainbow Lake, Hamilton , 16 miles away

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