How much is it to canoe the Caney?
Our canoe trips are very inexpensive and affordable for the whole family! For our standard (2-3 hour) excursion, the price is only $24.99 per person. Children 12 and under are free if they are the third or fourth person in a canoe. You must pay for a minimum 2 people per canoe.
How long does it take to canoe the Caney?
9 Mile Trip: Our nine mile trip is the most popular trip we offer. This trip will have you paddling downriver to the Betty’s Island boat ramp. It will take on average 3 to 5 hours depending on the generation (flow) of the river. On our 9 mile trip, the river changes quite a bit.
How long does it take to kayak the Caney Fork river?
The 6 miles usually takes around an hour and a half with a generator or up to 3 hours without. The ramp has a small parking lot and usually requires paddlers to find space by parking alongside the road. Bettys Island Is considered the “longer” of the common trip options.
Can you camp along the Caney Fork river?
Camping and Lodging near the Caney Fork River gets no closer than with staying at the Long Branch Recreation Area. Long Branch Campground is located directly below Center Hill Dam on the scenic Caney Fork River in central Tennessee’s Highland Rim.
Where can I fish on the Caney Fork River?
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) stocks the Caney Fork River with over 100,000 fish every year, making this river tops amongst anglers on a trophy hunt. The section from Center Hill Dam to Betty’s Island is the best area for trout fishing.
Can you kayak to Burgess Falls?
Note: In spring and summer, it’s usually possible to kayak all the way to the base of the falls. In late summer and fall, the water level starts to drop and you may need to beach your kayak and walk to the falls at the end of the paddle. Please bring water shoes for walking around at the base of the falls.
Where is the Caney Fork River in Tennessee?
Caney Fork River, river formed by the confluence of the Collins and Rocky rivers in central Tennessee, U.S. It flows for 144 miles (232 km) in a northwesterly direction to the Cumberland River, near Carthage, in Smith county.
Can you swim in Caney Fork river?
*Always use caution in the gorge. Water may rise rapidly. The Caney Fork River Gorge contains scenic overlooks, waterfalls, deep pools and limestone paths perfect for hiking, swimming, fishing, kayaking, and exploring.
Why is the Caney Fork river so cold?
The damming of the Caney Fork by the Army Corps of Engineers via Center Hill Dam caused a warm water river to become a cold water river.
What fish are in the Caney Fork river?
Fishing on the Caney Fork The cool, oxygenated waters of the Caney Fork River are chockfull of brown and rainbow trout, just waiting on you. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) stocks the Caney Fork River with over 100,000 fish every year, making this river tops amongst anglers on a trophy hunt.
Where to rent a kayak on the Caney Fork?
Canoe the Caney is the largest and friendliest canoe and kayak rental facility on the Caney Fork River. With our positive attitude and large fleet of canoes and kayaks, it’s no wonder people call us the best!!! We love the river and it shows in all that we do.
Why do you go to canoe the Caney?
Each ticket, each visit, each experience at Canoe the Caney helps support river preservation, and protect the beautiful wildlife that inhabits it – We thank you for your support in keeping our rivers and lakes clean and safe! It’s Who We Are! It’s Who We Are!
How long is the trip down the Caney Fork?
Come by and see what the fuss is about! A little info about the river and trips we offer: The Caney Fork River is best known for it’s crystal clear water and trout fishing. We offer a 6 mile, 9 mile, and 15 mile trip down the Caney Fork, all the way into the Cumberland River!
Where to see otters on canoe the Caney?
Watch as the playful river otters glide in front, or alongside your canoe, and enjoy the beautiful sunset as colors of pink, orange and purple paint the sky. Canoe the Caney is proud to offer some of the most beautiful trips along the riverbanks of the “Upper” Caney Fork River (Center Hill Lake).