30 Left - Union County Boat Dock
Concrete ramp into Powell River at the Union County Boat Dock
River Mile: 30 Right
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
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.