Flat Water Paddling in Memphis, TN
About Memphis Flat Water Paddling
RootsRated explores the best flatwater paddling in Memphis. From mellow rivers to lakes that stretch to the horizon, let our experts help you find the perfect place to paddle. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Memphis, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
Beautiful wetland refuge in the Delta of the Mississippi River in Arkansas. Quality paddling, fishing, and wildlife viewing on a scenic 600 acre lake within a 30 minute drive of Memphis, TN.
The Wolf River is a well-known river that gets a lot of attention for its pristine paddling and scenic hardwood forests.
More bayou than lake, the shallow waters of Reelfoot Lake—formed by a series of ferocious earthquakes in the early nineteenth century—echo with the whistling call of the bald and golden eagles who nest here, and are thick with migrating bird species.
Memphis might be the youngest of the major cities in the state of Tennessee, but locals will argue that it has the richest history of them all.
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