Paddle Red River, Porters Chapel to Adams Hwy 41 TWRA Public Access

  • September 14, 2013 · 8:00 AM

Paddle beautiful Red River from Porters Chapel Rd to Adams HWY 41 TWRA public access.
Saturday, September 14th, 2013
8:00AM
Class I Paddling

~ 3.5 hours river paddling + shuttle time.

Meet:
TWRA Red River Public Access off HWY 41 just north of Adams TN.
Turn left off HWY 41 go straight to gravel parking lot & concrete ramp.
Look for brown TWRA signs.
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Google maps link
8002 U.S. 41 Adams, TN 37010 (Red River Canoe address)

Parking cost $5 at Porters Chapel put in access.
Porters Chapel Rd Adams, TN 37010
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Local Bluegrass Festival at Bell School House downtown Adams.
Admission $8, Free Primitive Camping.
PFD Required.
Pack sun protection, water, & snack.

Red River Canoe outfitter located adjacent to TWRA public access.
Contact Red River Canoe for canoe & kayak rental.

References:
USGS River Gauge & Advanced Hydrologic Prediction
Red River Canoe
Port Royal State Park
Red River (Tennessee–Kentucky) - Wikipedia
Adams, Tennessee - Wikipedia
Port Royal Tennessee - Wikipedia

TWRA - Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Boating Resources
Official Tennessee Boater Safety Handbook

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  • Scott B.

    It was an awesome day for floating. Would like to do this route again!

    September 16, 2013

    • rich

      I believe this float will happen again in the fall when the leaves have changing color or fell off maybe both..

      September 16, 2013

  • rich

    Thanks to all that came, this was a nice leasure float with a great group, and a perfect day !!

    September 15, 2013

  • JT

    Perfect Paddle if there ever was one.

    September 14, 2013

  • Beatrix

    Weather couldn't have been better for this 12 mile paddle....um...float :) Great fun and company!

    1 · September 14, 2013

  • rich

    I am going over to camp at the Bellwitch school campground,this evening, Gold Ranger, green canoe, will be at rrc access at 8 am in the morning... we will try and load as many boats in as few of trucks as possible, for the shuttle...

    September 13, 2013

    • Michael

      Looky, our trip leader is online a few minutes before camping at the bluegrass festival all weekend.

      1 · September 13, 2013

  • Michael

    Meeting @ TWRA access by RRC.
    Shuttling to Porters Chapel RRC access, parking at RRC access paying $5 for autos parked there.

    September 13, 2013

    • JT

      Yeah...see you in the cool of the morn.

      September 13, 2013

  • JT

    Are you guys parking at RRC and then shuttling to Porters Chapel Road? Do you pay to park at RRC? thanks. Would like to try and make this trip.

    September 13, 2013

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