42 Left - Bunch Hollow
River Mile: 42 Left
Latitude & Longitude: 36.45218, -83.76128
Quality of Road Access: Good. Follow the signs for Bunch Hollow RV Campground. When you get to the campground itself, stay to the left, follow the boat launch signs and turn left onto the point of land where the creek comes into the the river. This is public land and you have the right to park here during daylight hours. (Note that the campground itself is private - do not park there.)
Trailer Turnaround: Sufficient
Quality of River Access: Sandy sloping bank down to river. River is slack here so you can put in and then paddle back to this same access. The river here is affected by the managed reservoir levels in Norris Lake: high in Summer and generally low in Winter.
Overnight Camping: No. Bunch Hollow Campground is not available for overnight stays - only for longer lease periods.
Driving Directions: From New Tazewell, head south on Hwy 33 towards Maynardville for about 7 miles, then bear right onto Chumley Road for 2.6 miles, then slight right onto Goin Road for 0.7 miles, continue straight onto Bunch Hollow Road for 2.1 miles, stay left as you enter Bunch Hollow Campground, public river access is to the far left.
Gradual sloping bank to Powell River at Bunch Hollow - looking downstream at low water
Adequate parking at Bunch Hollow -
Bunch Hollow Campground beyond
Nearest Upstream Public Access:
50R Earl's Hollow- 8 miles upstream
Nearest Upstream Public Access on the Hwy 33 side of the river: 52L Lonesome Valley Road - 10 miles upstream
Nearest Downstream Public Access:on the Route 33 side of the river: 30L Old Leadmine Bend Rd, 12 miles downstream