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30 Left - Union County Boat Dock

Photo of concrete ramp access to Powell River at Union County Boat Dock

Concrete ramp into Powell River at the Union County Boat Dock

Photo of Helm's Ferry leaving Union County Boat Dock on the Powell River in Tennessee

River Mile: 30 Right

Ownership: Public

Latitude & Longitude: 36.40598, -83.84372

Quality of Road Access: Good. .

Trailer Turnaround: Good

Quality of River Access:  Ramp to river. River is slack here - you can paddle out from and back to point of origin from RM 50 downstream.

Amenities: Vehicle Ferry over to Old Leadmine Bend Road on the Highway 33 side of the river. Restaurant.

Overnight Camping: No

Driving Directions: From Highway 25E just south of Harrogate, take Highway 63 south towards LaFollette for 15.1 miles, turn left onto Cawood Drive for 0.2 miles, then turn left onto Old Highway 63 for 100 yards, then turn right onto Back Valley Road for 1.2 miles, continue straight onto Straight Branch Road for 0.8 miles, then keep right at the fork to stay on Straight Branch Road for another 0.7 miles, then turn left to stay on Straight Branch Road for another 2.5 miles to Union County Boat Dock.

Helm's (Vehicle) Ferry on the Powell River leaving Union County Boat Dock

Map to Union County Boat Dock Access onto Powell River in Tennessee

Nearest Upstream Public Access:

42L Bunch Hollow- 12 miles upstream


Nearest Downstream Public Access:on the Route 33 side of the river: 00L Anderson County Par, 30 miles downstream. Also some access in Chuck Swan National Wildlife Area.

Location of Union County Boat Dock access to the Powell River in Tennessee
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