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  Pigeon Forge, TN -- Kayak Stores?
  Posted by: old_user on Jan-14-13 7:41 PM (EST)
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I'm going to TN at the end of next month. Are there any Big Kayak stores near buy that I can check out a good selection of White Water boats.. Can't find anything online.. Couple of stores near by, but not much of a web site to see what they have

Any one know?


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  Just go over the line to NC
  Posted by: Jackl on Jan-15-13 5:47 AM (EST)
and go to the Nantahala Outdoor Center.
It is one of the largest in the area.

Jack L
  Second NOC
  Posted by: kayamedic on Jan-15-13 8:33 AM (EST)
The Nantahala River is right there and whitewater kayaking is their specialty. Its a big need a couple of hours.
  Rock Creek Outfitters
  Posted by: pblanc on Jan-15-13 8:10 AM (EST)
Rock Creek in Chattanooga might be closer to you. They also have a store in Ocoee, TN but it is closed for the season.
  I'm a TN. local...N.O.C. store in Galtin
  Posted by: old_user on Jan-15-13 1:02 PM (EST)
-- Last Updated: Jan-15-13 1:03 PM EST --

N.O.C. has a new store in Galtinburg. Coming from P.F., go THRU G'burg. N.O.C. is the last thing on the left as U head toward Sugarlands V.C. 4 GSMNP.
on Wed. we will be paddling from Chimmeys p.G. thru G'burg all the way to P. F.,taking out upstream of the mill.
Shoot me a P.M. and I'll show ya sum Smokie Mnt. creekn, when unzs come down

  That is great news!
  Posted by: kayamedic on Jan-15-13 1:29 PM (EST)
  Been there a couple times
  Posted by: stevet on Jan-15-13 2:43 PM (EST)
And it's a great store but not as thoroughly into boats as the original. Best to call ahead if you're looking for specific boats.
  does it have paddling accessories Steve?
  Posted by: kayamedic on Jan-15-13 2:59 PM (EST)
I often wind up in Gatlinburg because its in my way. I was looking forward to going there instead of merely enduring tourists..
  Yup, but
  Posted by: stevet on Jan-15-13 6:43 PM (EST)
Off season I would call ahead if you're looking for specifics. It's sort of skewed to park visitor needs. Assume you guys are headed S.?
  if this rain
  Posted by: radiomix on Jan-15-13 4:08 PM (EST)
Keeps up you may not be able to take out until Chattanooga.

Ryan L.
  Posted by: old_user on Jan-15-13 4:48 PM (EST)
Thanks for the info everyone.

  Run thru G'burg to ???
  Posted by: old_user on Jan-15-13 6:58 PM (EST)
Hey Radio, u gonnR B at River Bend[ in Chatt.] with a rope 2 catch us. If not, with these flows, we'll be eating supper sum'airs on the banks of the Big Muddy
  i can only imagine
  Posted by: radiomix on Jan-15-13 8:11 PM (EST)
The technically sections are gone, one big washing machine. 20 mph until you hit Townsend. All the old low head dams are just bumps.

Seriously though, you could just go till you hit sweet p's BBQ.

Ryan L.
  change of plans
  Posted by: old_user on Jan-15-13 8:39 PM (EST)
we are going 2 Cosby Creek
  Driving through Knoxville?
  Posted by: rosborn45 on Jan-15-13 7:32 PM (EST)
Check out
  canoe shop...
  Posted by: trout on Jan-15-13 11:01 PM (EST)
i remember there being a canoe/kayak/outdoor shop somewhere on RT 73 aka Lamar Alexander Pkwy aka Rt 321.... seems it was nearer to Marysville area ..but its been 2 yrs since i was in that area. Little River Trading Company ??? 2408 E.Lamar Alexander pkwy?
  little river
  Posted by: radiomix on Jan-16-13 9:38 AM (EST)
Is in Maryville, but not really a paddle shop.

In Knoxville, River Sports is the main retailer of paddling gear.

Ryan L.


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