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Cherokee Adventures

Unicoi county, Tennessee whitewater outfitter

Elk River
Fall Creek
French Broad
Holston River
Laurel Creek
Nolichucky River
West River
Self Bailing Rafts
Whitewater Rafting Trips
River Guides
Class I Rapids
Class II Rapids
Class III Rapids
Family Rafting Trips

The starting point is not too far from Johnson City. The scenic beauty of Tennessee and the water flowing gracefully
    down Cherokee Adventures are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The Great Smoky Mountains scenery is wonderful. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature will have you coming back for more.
The average Tennessee whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be harder to run than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. There's camping available near Cherokee Adventures. Lodging is available near the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very  
popular destination.

Briefly about the general area:
You need to check out Shinbone Rock while you're here at Cherokee Adventures, and Canah Hollow is in the neighborhood, and is a wonderful site. Man, is there lots of fun things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains. Go for a hike on the California Trail, and Banner Hill Spring is a pretty place to have a look at while you're at Cherokee Adventures. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. Very scenic scenery and great skiing is what you get at Wolf Ridge. Don't leave Cherokee Adventures without first going for a hike along the Patty Ridge Trail.

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These outdoors activities are available near Cherokee Adventures.
 Whitewater Near Cherokee Adventures:
Nolichucky River, Unicoi/ Washington County, 2 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 0 miles long (Big Rocks)
Nolichucky River, Unicoi County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 3 miles long (Nolichucky Gorge Campground to Jackson Love Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - USA Raft, Unicoi County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Mountain Adventure Guide, Unicoi County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Spivey Creek, Unicoi County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 1.8 miles long (Little Bald Creek to Tumbling Rich Gap Brook)
Nolichucky River, Unicoi County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8 miles long (Poplar North to Nolichucky Gorge Campground)
Nolichucky River, Mitchell/ Unicoi County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8.1 miles long (Rt 197 Poplar to 19/23 Close to Erwin)
Doe River, Carter County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.5 miles long (Hampton to Elizabethton)
Doe River, Carter County, 21 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.7 miles long (Blevins Bridge on Bear Cage Road to Highway 19E bridge)
Doe River - Laurel Fork, -blank- County, 23 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 5 miles long (Dennis Cove to Hampton)
 Ski Areas Near Cherokee Adventures:
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 12 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 39 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 40 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 42 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 54 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 56 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 81 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 87 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 91 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
 Marinas Near Cherokee Adventures:
Rockingham Marina, Johnson City , 15 miles away
Lakeview Marina & RV Park, Kingsport , 17 miles away
Fish Springs Marina, Hampton , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Cherokee Adventures:
Mountain Inn And Suites, Erwin , 2 miles away
Super 8 Erwin, Erwin , 2 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Jonesborough-Johnson City West, TN, Jonesborough , 9 miles away
Hampton Inn Johnson City, Johnson City , 10 miles away
Carnegie Hotel, Johnson City , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cherokee Adventures:
Riverpark Campground, Jonesborough, 2 miles away
Bigrock Campground, Jonesborough, 2 miles away
Curly Maple Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Erwin, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Cherokee Adventures:
California Trail, Unicoi , 1 miles away
Patty Ridge Trail, Unicoi , 2 miles away
Nolichucky River Trail, Unicoi , 4 miles away
No Business Trail, Unicoi , 4 miles away
Granny Lewis Trail, Unicoi , 5 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cherokee Adventures:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 32 miles away
Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee , 14 miles away
Davy Crockett Birthplace State, Tennessee , 16 miles away
Warriors Path State Park, Tennessee , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Cherokee Adventures:
Spring Creek Ranch, Collierville , 4 miles away
Buffalo Valley Golf Course, Unicoi , 9 miles away
Pine Oaks Golf Course, Johnson City , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Cherokee Adventures
Boone Lake, Sullivan , 16 miles away

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