68 Right - Indian Creek
Construction of Steps down to 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.
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