68 Right - Indian Creek
River Mile: 68 Right
Latitude & Longitude: 36.55771, -83.60657
Parking: Gravel parking lot for about 5 vehicles. Do not go through gate.
Quality of Road Access:
Narrow, but decent, paved road (go slow, watch on turns)
Trailer Turnaround: OK for small trailer
Quality of River Access: New (in 2017) constructed steps all the way to river. Launch on Indian Creek and go under bridge 100 yards to the Powell River.
Overnight Camping: No
Comment: A public easement for this site was graciously donated by Dr. Agnes Vanderpool with construction completed with funds from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development and volunteer labor from the Tennessee Dept of Forestry, The Nature Conservancy, Riverside Rentals, TWRA, and the Well Being Foundation.
Driving Directions: From Highway 25E between Tazewell and Harrogate, take Powell River Road for about 3 miles, turn left onto the gravel drive just before you cross the bridge over Indian Creek.
Construction of Steps down to Indian Creek
Parking Area at Indian Creek
Nearest Upstream Public Access:
70R Powell River Preserve - 2 miles upstream
Nearest Downstream Public Access: 65R Highway 25E Bridge, 3 miles downstream