54 Right - Gap Creek

River Mile: 54 Right

Ownership: Public

Latitude & Longitude: 36.51180, -83.68481

Parking: Informal parking along edge of Gap Creek

Quality of Road Access: One lane paved, then gravel road last half mile. If the ake is very high, access road may be inundated.

Trailer Turnaround: Adequate

Quality of River Access: Low bank sandy access to the river.

Amenities: None

Overnight Camping: No

Bathrooms: No

Driving Directions: Take Highway 63 southwest of from Highway 25E near Harrogate for 3.1 miles, turn left onto Providence Road for 0.2 miles, then continue onto Old Jackboro Pike for 100 yards, then right on Gap Creek Road for 1.7 miles. You will cross over to the right side of Gap Creek. At the fork where Gap Creek Road crosses back over to the left side, stay to the right along the one lane gravel road about 1/4 mile to the river.

"Informal" Gravel Parking at Gap Creek access

Gap Creek access looking downstream on the Powell River 

Nearest Upstream Public Access:

65R Highway 25E Bridge - 11 miles upstream

Nearest Downstream Public Access:on the Route 63 side of the river: 50R Earl's Hollow, 4 miles downstream