RM99 – Buchanan Ford

Picture of Yeary Road at Buchanan Ford, public access to the Powell River
Buchanan Ford Put-in

River Mile: 99 Right
Latitude & Longitude: 36.558607, -83.424473
Quality of Road Access: Yeary Road is a one lane “gravel” road.
Parking: Three vehicles
Trailer Turnaround: Yes, except at high water.

A picture of Buchanan Ford access to the Powell River looking Upstream at Yeary Road
Buchanan Ford Looking Upstream at Yeary Road

Amenities: None
Overnight Camping: No
Bathrooms: No
Potable Water: No
Electricity: No
Groceries: No
Driving Directions: From Highway 25E in Tazewell take Cedar Fork Road for 8.5 miles; turn right onto Highway 63 for 5.3 miles; turn left on Alanthus Hill Road for 1 mile; turn left on Rob Camp Hill Road for 1.7 miles. Rob Camp Hill Road will become Yeary Road, a narrow one lane gravel road for 0.7 miles to the Buchanan Ford Access Point.

Map showing route to Buchanan Ford Access to the Powll River in Claiborne County

Nearest Upstream Access Point: Mulberry Creek, 5 miles upstream
Nearest Downstream Access Point: Well Being Retreat Center (private), 7 miles downstream