52 Left - Lonesome Valley Road

River Mile: 52 Left

Ownership: Public

Latitude & Longitude: 36.48210, -83.67889

Parking: Plenty of parking; parking area my be partially inundated during high water

Quality of Road Access: OK, some one lane gravel roads

Trailer Turnaround: Plenty

Quality of River Access: Gradual sloping bank to river. River is mostly slack here so you can put in and then paddle back to this same access. River levels here are affected by Norris Lake reservoir levels: in the Summer generally higher and in the Winter generally lower.

Amenities: None

Caution: There has been some reported vandalism at this site, so don't leave any valuables in your vehicle.

Overnight Camping: No

Driving Directions: From Highway 33 south of new Tazewell, take Mountain Road north for 1.5 miles, then turn right to stay on Mountain Road for another 1.2 miles, then turn right onto Clouds Road for 0.4 miles, then turn left onto Cupp Ridge Road for 0.5 miles, then turn right onto Daniel Hollow Road for 1.9 miles, then turn left onto Lonesome Valley Road for 1.3 miles to access.

Gradual sloping bank to Powell River at Lonesome Valley access

Parking area at Lonesome Valley Road - may be partially inundated at high water

Nearest Upstream Public Access:

54R Gap Creek - 2 miles upstream

Nearest Downstream Public Access:on the Route 33 side of the river: 42L Bunch Hollow, 10 miles downstream