I am planning a trip to the Nashville area at the end of Sept. I will be in Nashville itself a couple of days, but I will have enough time to do something even a full days drive from there. I am looking primarily for day trips, but an overnighter is not out of the question for a really scenic trip.
1. Do I take the solo canoe (Royalex) or the touring kayak (fiberglass)? On the map it there appears to be a lot of more open water lakes that might favor bringing the kayak, but I am not sure if these are the more scenic paddles that I would be most interested in.
2. What would be your best recommendations for trips 1)with the canoe 2)with the kayak.
3. Any paddling clubs in that area I should try and contact?
Thanks for any help you can give.
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Posted by: mjamja on Sep-05-13 10:03 AM (EST)
Have you looked at the pnet trip reports|
Posted by: g2d on Sep-05-13 3:11 PM (EST)
I looked at the trip reports|
Posted by: mjamja on Sep-05-13 8:31 PM (EST)
but not being familiar with the state I had no idea of what trips were anywhere near Nashville. I did finally resort to the slow process of going back and forth between the reports and searching on Google maps to try to find ones near Nashville.
I googled canoeing rivers near Nashville|
Posted by: g2d on Sep-06-13 4:59 PM (EST)
and got results for the Harpeth, Duck, Red, Caney Fork, etc. Useful information.
Posted by: mjamja on Sep-07-13 12:48 AM (EST)
I will follow up on those.
Posted by: wildernesswebb on Sep-07-13 5:25 AM (EST)
I know he's done some of the rivers around Nashville like the Harpeth.
pray for rain|
Posted by: pblanc on Sep-09-13 5:21 PM (EST)
you could think about|
Posted by: radiomix on Sep-09-13 7:00 PM (EST)
Driving out to Center Hill Lake. It's big and has very little development and not a bunch of boat traffic