White Water Paddling in Knoxville, Tennessee

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  1. Paddling Big South Fork is an off-the-beaten-path and humbling experience. Many paddlers have had to swim in big holes and sieves, but the stunning beauty of the gorges is the real takeaway.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    52.3 miles
    Duration
    Full Day
  2. The stretch dubbed "Sinks to Elbow" gives whitewater paddlers a taste of quintessential Smoky Mountain paddling. It's also one of the most dependable creeks in the area when it comes to flow.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    26.2 miles
    Duration
    1-1.5 hours
  3. As a day trip or overnighter, the Obed River is home to some of Tennessee’s most pristine and remote white water.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    40.0 miles
    Duration
    The Obed River offers one of the longest stretches of white water in the Southeast, so you can spend a few hours or a few days out there.
  4. This is a sweet Class III to IV whitewater paddle located in Great Smoky National Park.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    26.8 miles
    Duration
    Full day, 10 mile paddle
  5. Paddlers of every level can find the adventure they are seeking along the Pigeon River.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    46.3 miles
    Duration
    1-3 hours
  6. Spend a weekend drifting through the untamed backwoods of Tennessee on Clear Creek, a hidden gem of the Cumberlands.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    61.9 miles
    Duration
    2-4 days
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