Mullens Creek - Prentice Cooper State Park to Mullens Cove

Mullens Creek, Tennessee, US


Prentice Cooper State Park to Mullens Cove

Usual Difficulty IV-V(V+) (for normal flows)
Length 4 Miles

River Description

Steven Hunt says:
"There are multiple IV+ rock-garden rapids with at least one 5.1 near the beginning of the run. Combine that with the remote location and I'd call it a IV+/V- run on par with the Cain Creek / North Chick sequence in difficulty."






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Last Updated: 2010-09-27 17:41:38

Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0Typical Mullens RapidIII+Waterfall Photo
0.0Mullens Typical boogie dropWaterfall Photo
0.0Typical undercut Mullens mankPhoto
0.0typical boulder chokesPhoto

Rapid Descriptions

Typical Mullens Rapid (Class III+)

Mullens 6

Mullens 6
Photo of Mullens Creek by Jeff Johnson c/o Mark Cumnock taken 1992 @ low

Typical Mullens Rapid

Mullens Typical boogie drop

Mullens Creek Photo 1

Mullens Creek Photo 1
Photo by Jeff Johnson taken 1992 @ low

another typical Mullens rapid, and move with boulder mank

Typical undercut Mullens mank

mullens creek _3

mullens creek _3
Photo of mullens creek by jeff johnson c/o mark cumnock

This is a-typical of what you will deal with in the gorge

typical boulder chokes

mullens creek_6

mullens creek_6
Photo by jeff johnson c/o mark cumnock taken 1992 @ low

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