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Playing in the water

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Playing in the water

Where is the best place in the parrk to dip a toe? I am familiar with the Y, but where are your other favorite spots? Not really looking to swim, more like a good spot to wade. Thanks so much!

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1. Re: Playing in the water

You can head over to Townsend and go tubing with Smoky Mountain River Rats. Lots of fun!

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2. Re: Playing in the water

Depending on water levels and time of year, I would suggest Metcalf Bottoms. Nice place for a picnic also.

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2nd Metcalf Bottoms. Knee deep or less in most places and not a lot of current if it hasn't rained recently. Rocks are slick and some are sharp so be careful. I highly recommend wearing an old pair of sneakers.

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4. Re: Playing in the water

There are many places along Little River Road where you can pull off and get your feet wet. Just make sure to use one of the designated pulloffs. Don't park in the grass.

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5. Re: Playing in the water

I also would recommend Metcalf bottom picnic area. Some of the tables are less than 20 feet from the water. Also, just about anywhere that you are able to pull off the road (441) at the lower elevations.


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