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Tennessee whitewater, Woodcock Creek

Sequatchie county, Woodcock Gulf to Daus section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V+     6 miles
  The Woodcock Gulf to Daus stretch of Woodcock Creek in Tennessee is 6 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class IV-V+ section of whitewater. If you're coming from Chattanooga it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Tennessee are often tougher than in other states, so keep in mind that quite
    a few of the sections here are not easy. The campgrounds here at Woodcock Creek are pretty good. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the Woodcock Gulf to Daus section is one of them. No matter if you're
whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good places for that around here. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The Cumberland Plateau Mountains scenery is wonderful. The beautiful scenery of Sequatchie County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. This stretch has  
has enough mileage, it's good length for a morning trip. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while will have you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
Woodcock Creek is a spot with many visitors from Dunlap; a splendid location to take a look at nearby is Woodcock Gulf. All the outdoors enjoyable things in the Cumberland Plateau Mountains will keep you coming back time and again. The beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Boynton Spring. A visit to South Cumberland State Park invigorates the spirit. A great deal of precipitation falls at Woodcock Creek.

Woodcock Creek, Woodcock Gulf to Daus 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 Woodcock Creek.
 Whitewater Near Woodcock Creek:
Woodcock Creek, Sequatchie County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 6 miles long (Woodcock Gulf to Daus)
Little Brush Creek, Sequatchie County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.5 miles long (To Route 111 right past Dunlap)
North Chickamauga Creek, Hamilton County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Double Bridge to put-in for gorge run)
Suck Creek, Marion/ Hamilton County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Suck Confluence to Knuckle Head)
Savage Creek, Grundy County, 8 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5.7 miles long (Savage Gulf)
Cain Creek, Sequatchie/ Hamilton County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 6 miles long (Barker Camp Road to Bowater Parking lot)
Mullens Creek, Marion County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 4 miles long (Prentice Cooper State Park to Mullens Cove)
South Suck Creek, Marion County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 4 miles long (Pipeline to Suck Confluence)
Cooper Creek, Sequatchie/ Hamilton County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5 miles long (Barker Camp Road to Bowater Parking Lot)
North Suck Creek, Marion/Sequatchie County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 2.4 miles long (pipeline to Suck Confluence)
 Marinas Near Woodcock Creek:
Hales Bar Resort and Marina, Guild , 18 miles away
Brown's Ferry Marina, Chattanooga , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Woodcock Creek:
Economy Inn And Suites, Henderson , 17 miles away
Quality Inn Hixson, Hixson , 19 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CHATTANOOGA-HIXSON, Hixson , 19 miles away
SpringHill Suites Chattanooga Downtown/Cameron Harbor, Chattanooga , 19 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Chattanooga - Lookout Mtn, Chattanooga , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Woodcock Creek:
Prentice Cooper State Forest - Hunters Check Station, Whiteside, 11 miles away
North Suck Creek, Chattanooga, 11 miles away
Poplar Springs, Whiteside, 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Woodcock Creek:
Russell Cave National Monument, Bridgeport - AL , 29 miles away
Little River Canyon National Preserve, Fort Payne - AL , 54 miles away
South Cumberland State Park, Tennessee , 12 miles away
Booker T. Washington State Park, Tennessee , 23 miles away
Park Fall Creek Falls State Park, Tennessee , 23 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Woodcock Creek:
Hidden Falls Golf & Athletic, Dunlap , 9 miles away
Signal Mountain Golf & Country Club, Signal Mountain , 14 miles away
Quarry Golf Club, Chattanooga , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Woodcock Creek
Rainbow Lake, Hamilton , 14 miles away
Fall Creek Falls Lake, Van Buren , 19 miles away

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