River Sports Fun: French Broad, Holston Rivers Conflux at Tennessee Confluence

Mighty Rivers rise from humble beginnings, often hundreds of miles from their final, stellar display of power as they rumble into a junction downstream. The Tennessee River’s founding ranks as one of the more interesting in river history and recreation.… Continue reading


Fun and Danger on Rivers

The idyllic view of a beautiful day paddling, rowing, kiting or sailing on a river fills our head with joy and excitement. Dangers lurk, however, and the wary and chary should take note.

First, the fun. Paddleboard sales show the … Continue reading


The Tennessee River: Recreation on a River, Living on the Lake

Eighty one years ago, an idea hatched years earlier came to fruition: take the raging rivers like the Tennessee in the Great Depression region of the Southeast, and dam them by stacking immense concrete vertical-barriers.¬† Beavers sat back and took … Continue reading