1. Wear shoes that tie or regular water
shoes or sandals (Tevas)
a lot of people loose flip-flops. We will not allow anyone to get in a boat
barefoot. There are many sharp rocks in the river.
2. Pack all items in a water proof bag
or dry bag)that you don't
want to get wet, tie all items to the canoe, and leave at home things you don't
want to loose, rings, watches, billfolds, money, necklaces, car keys, etc. You
should not wear rings on the river, as you hands get wet the cold water causes
fingers to shrink and rings commonly come off. Leave your car keys at the
campground. We have a special location for car keys to be kept.
3. Bring towels, dry clothes and
personal items for showers.
4. There are no fast food
restaurants...McDonalds, Hardees, etc,
within 14 miles, we have a camp store with snacks, soft drinks, water, and ice.
5. Bring sunscreen, and bug spray.
6. Bring something to keep glasses or
sunglasses on. We also
keep glasses leashes in stock most of the time for your purchase.
7. Bring back as much as you take with you
paper, but please don't litter our river, pack out what you pack in. we want the
next people down the river to have the same unspoiled experience as you. We
support and practice
Leave No Trace wilderness
ethics, and strongly urge you to also. For more information click here
8. If you are with a group, plan for a
lead and a tail canoe,
and no one should get out from between them.
9. Try to be on time, that way you don't
hold us or the next
10. If you must cancel...have the courtesy
to call us and let us
11. All fisherman must have a Tennessee
fishing license, the fine
for fishing without a license is quite high.
12. All children under age 13 must wear
their life jacket at all
times, this is a state law, and is strictly enforced. This fine is also quite
high. We do not allow anyone under the age of 6 in a canoe. The river can be too
dangerous for the smaller children.