Guided Paddling Trips

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act from the perspective of Tennessee's most active paddling enthusiasts! 

The major paddling clubs in Tennessee have joined forces to offer guided paddling trips to Tennessee lawmakers. Take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy our rivers with the folks who do the lion's share of Tennessee's paddling, safety and rescue training. 

You can learn more and register for each trip below. Please note there are a limited amount of spaces available, so register soon. Each participant (including invited guests) needs to register separately.

 

NOLICHUCKY GORGE TRIP 
When: 9/22/18 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT (4-6 hours)
Where: USA Raft - 2 Jones Branch Road, Erwin, TN
River Section: Poplar, NC to USA Raft Outpost, 9 miles
River Class: Class III/IV whitewater
Equipment: Raftsand gear supplied at no cost to our VIP guests

Questions: Wesley Bradley
REGISTER FOR THIS TRIP HERE


LOWER NOLICHUCKY RIVER TRIP
When: 9/22/18 @ 12:00 p.m. EDT (2-3 hours)
Where: USA Raft - 2 Jones Branch Road, Erwin, TN
River Section: USA Raft Outpost to Sawmill
River Class: Class I/II
Equipment: All equipment supplied at no cost to our VIP guests

Questions: Wesley Bradley
REGISTER FOR THIS TRIP HERE

 

 

HARPETH RIVER TRIP
When: 9/23/18 @ 9:30 a.m. CDT (3.5 hours)
Where: Gossett Tract Access at Harpeth River State Park
River Section: Narrows of the Harpeth
River Class: Class I
Required: Little to no paddling experience needed
Equipment: All equipment supplied at no cost to our VIP guests
Max paddle size: 12 paddlers

Questions: Mike Tossing  
REGISTER FOR THIS TRIP HERE


 

HIWASSEE RIVER TRIP
Join the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Hiwassee as a Scenic River!  

When: 9/29/18 @ 1 p.m. EDT (2-4 hours)
Where: Hiwassee State Scenic River
River Section: 5.5 miles, from the public put in below the powerhouse to the takeout at Hiwassee Outfitters
River Class: II/II+ whitewater
Equipment: All equipment supplied at no cost to our VIP guests

Questions: Mike Shillinger
REGISTER FOR THIS TRIP HERE

 

 

DUCK RIVER TRIP

Where: Duck River
River Section: Columbia, TN (5 miles)
River Class: I
When: October 6
Starts: TBD

Questions: Wesley Brown 
REGISTER FOR THIS TRIP HERE