The Red River is a major tributary of the Cumberland River. It runs through Northern Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky, notably through Adams and Clarksville, TN. This is one of Tennessee's best kept paddling secrets where the smallmouth bass abound! The Red River is beautiful with a relaxing flow and a few gentle rapids. Unlike many other rivers, there are no crowds and you never have to carry your boat.
Click below for routes. (The Mistake and Big Mistake require a 1 week advance reservation and is based on availability)
Sycamore Creek a tributary of the Cumberland River and runs through Coopertown, Pleasant View, and Ashland City, Tennessee. It's a small, quiet creek that is nestled between the hills of the upper Cumberland Rim, lined with a combination of tall rock bluffs and beautiful overhanging trees. It truly is a beautiful, relaxing creek only 25 minutes from downtown Nashville. At certain times Sycamore Creek can be shallow, so check for availability. Routes vary from 2 miles to 8 miles.
The Cumberland River is approximately 688 miles long and passes through both Nashville and Clarksville. Whether you want to paddle around the marina, travel from one park to another, or try a SUP (Stand-up Paddle Board), the Cumberland's flat, open water and proximity to Downtown Clarksville makes it a great choice.