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Do you ever have the desire to escape the routines of your life, to get out and merge with nature, observe wildlife and experience your world from a different perspective? If you answered, "yes" to any of that, then read on. The Tennessee River Gorge Island provides all of these opportunities. Nesting and fishing Bald Eagles, Skull Cap Eagles (only native to 26 miles of The Tennessee River Gorge) Osprey, Great Blue Heron, Wood Ducks, and Kingfishers.
Beavers, and Otters. Fishing at its best. Small and Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Crappie, Blue Catfish, Perch, and many more.
The Tennessee River Gorge here is 1/8 mile wide and moving about 3 mile per hour year round. With 1,800' ft. mountains and cliffs. 70% of all the land through TRG is owned by the TVA, Prentice Cooper State Forest and TRG Trust has been acquiring for conservation it since 1981.