Clear Fork, Tennessee, US
Burnt Mill Bridge to Confluence with New River
||II+(III) (for normal flows)
Harry Tutor running Funnel on Clear Fork
Harry Tutor running Funnel on Clear ForkPhoto of Harry Tutor by Gordon Byrd
Clear Fork consists of mostly class II+ rapids with one class III near the end. It is frequented by
boaters looking to make the Big South Fork of the Cumberland run longer.
Burnt Mill Bridge to Confluence Shuttle Information
From the takeout parking lot take John Long Road for 4.8 miles. Make a right on Airport Road for 1
mile. Turn left on Detour Road for 1 mile. Turn right across the railroad tracks. Make a right on
Hwy 27. Go 6.0 miles to Old Hwy 27, which is the second right past the New River Bridge. Follow Old
Hwy 27 for 1.3 miles to B&H Market and Deli. Make a right then a left at the next stop sign. Go
about 2 miles to the Crossroads Church and make another right. Burnt Mill Bridge will be
approximately 1 mile.
Here is a link to a Big
South Fork area map
. The roads mentioned above are very detailed on this map.
Camping options are available in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.
For additional information about paddling in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area,
checkout A Guide to Paddling in the Big South
Here is a link for all information on the Big South
Fork National River and Recreation Area
Contact the streamKeeper: Brandon Hughett
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-11-10 15:20:59