99 Right - Buchanan Ford
Buchanan Ford on Yeary Road
Yeary Road meets Powell River
River Mile: 99 Right
Latitude & Longitude: 36.55857, -83.42390
Parking: About 3 vehicles
Quality of Road Access:
Yeary Road is a one lane “gravel” road as it nears Buchanan Ford.
Trailer Turnaround: Possible, but tight. At high water, road may be submerged.
Ownership: Public (street right-of-way at river)
NOTE: At high river flows, turnaround may not be possible without backing up a few hundred yards. As of May 8,2021, Yeary Road access to this site is closed for repairs.
Overnight Camping: No
Potable Water: No
Driving Directions: From Highway 25E in Tazewell, take Cedar Fork Road for 8.5 miles; continue straight onto Highway 63 for 2.8 miles; turn right on Yeary Road for 2.6 miles. Buchanan Ford Access is on your right as the road joins the river.
Nearest Upstream Public Access:
103L Mulberry Creek - 4 miles upstream
Nearest Downstream Public Access:
95R Brooks Bridge, 4 miles downstream