Caney Fork Outdoors Home Page


Welcome To Caney Fork Outdoors

The most information available on the Caney Fork River. Caney Fork Outdoors L.L.C. and Caney Fork River Runners are based on the Caney Fork River. We are a independent, family owned and operated specialty business. We strive to promote fishing, canoeing, kayaking, river information, and water safety. The beauty and enjoyment of the rivers, the lakes, the outdoors, and an over all great family experience! Our focus has been on preservation and improving our environment for future generations to enjoy this great place. Caney Fork Outdoors has been a presence on this river for many years, and we have built our reputation by helping locals and visitors alike to share in our great outdoors.

We are about embracing what life has to offer, living the experience as it unfolds and at the same time creating memories that will last forever. Simple pleasures can be some of the most deeply satisfying. We believe that simple and uncomplicated is good and have set up our pricing, services to reflect that point of view. We want to make it easy for you to determine your options, figure out what you want/need, what it's going to cost and what to expect at Caney Fork Outdoors. We look forward to seeing you!

Caney Fork Outdoors

We are the Preferred Jackson Kayak and Freedom Hawk Dealers for this area. We demo all kayaks that we sell come try before you buy. Our speciality shop is fully stocked with a wide variety of kayaks, rods, reels, waders, wading shoes, fishing vests, rain gear, tackle, and of course all the flies and accessories you will need for a successful day fishing on the River or Lake. Also Fishing and Hunting Licenses. We have many years of outdoor experience including fly fishing, canoeing, kayaking, camping, hiking, backpacking, skiing, and boating. Our pleasure is introducing you to the joys of the great outdoors. We invite you to come see our wide selection of recreational, touring, youth, and fishing kayaks.

Caney Fork River Runners

For a complete river experience go with the River Runners. Canoeing and kayaking allow people of all ages and varied abilities to experience paddling the serenity waters of the Caney Fork. Our river can offer a more challenging experience for the seasoned canoeist and kayaker. A trip to the Caney can offer multiple opportunities for canoeist, kayakers, and fisherman. Whether you choose a day on the Caney Fork River or a splash on the Center Hill Lake, you are bound to experience a unforgettable day of fun and adventure. Our unparalleled customer service and outstanding safety record sets us apart from the rest. We take pride in planning your adventure to fit individual, family, or group needs, and we consider it a privilege to share this great river with you. We, at Caney Fork River Runners, invite you to enjoy a day on the river.

Caney Fork River Cabins

We live in a fast-paced world. Even our days off seem filled to the brim. Vacations are nonstop whirls of activity. Doing something that is truly leisurely almost seems like a remnant of the past. Caney Fork River Cabins represents "Southern Hospitality". Where the most popular activity could be sitting on the deck in rocking chairs, soaking up the views. We can accommodate anyone from a single fly fisherman in a secluded cabin to your family reunion. We are open for lodging Year-Round! Finer lodging on the Caney Fork will not be found!!! We invite you to come check us out!

Caney Fork River Fishing

Located on the Highland Rim in Middle Tennessee, the Caney Fork River is recognized as one of the premier trout fishing rivers' in the Southeast. It's a short drive from Nashville, Tennessee on Interstate 40 East, crossing the Caney Fork River five times. The next Exit 268 (Buffalo Valley and Center Hill Dam) is the river access for Happy Hollow, Betty's Island, Long Branch and Buffalo Valley Recreation Areas. Some of the very best brown trout fishing in Tennessee can be found on the Caney Fork and that's a exciting day on the water. Come experience and stop by to get the scoop on the fish at the Caney Fork Outdoors!

Experience The Finest On Caney Fork River

Caney Fork Outdoors invites you to experience the finest on Caney Fork River. Located in the heart of Middle Tennessee, Caney Fork Outdoors is just a 45 minute drive from Nashville, Tennessee and 90 minute from Knoxville, Tennessee. Offering the best in outdoor recreation and overnight accommodations. Since 1976, we pledge to continue our tradition of providing the finest service, facilities, and equipment to ensure a fun and memorable experience on the Caney Fork River or Center Hill Lake.


Caney Fork Outdoors will be the first dealer to have the Big Rig in stock! We are now taking orders, Jackson Kayak looks for this kayak to be in high demand. Colors: Yellow Jacket--Green Hornet-- Forest Camo--Lowland Camo--Urban Camo--Desert Camo Check out the Big Rig on our Facebook Caney Fork Outdoors We at Caney Fork Outdoors have been in this kayak and can't say enough about this Big Rig, it is everything you want in a fishing kayak!


Baxter:17.0 Miles25 MinsI-40 West
Carthage:19.4 Miles28 Mins I-40 East
Chattanooga:110 Miles2 Hours 15 Mins TN-111 And TN-56
Clarksville:108 Miles1 Hour 54 Mins I-24 East And I-40 East
Cookeville:24.1 Miles30 Mins I-40 West
Crossville:57.2 Miles1 Hour 1 Min I-40 West
Franklin:79.1 Miles1 Hour 23 Mins I-40 East
Gatlinburg:162 Miles2 Hours 51 Mins I-40 West
Knoxville:124 Miles2 Hours I-40 West
Lebanon:35.1 Miles39 Mins I-40 East
Memphis:275 Miles4 Hours 28 Mins I-40 East
Murfressboro:46.8 Miles1 Hour 6 Mins TN-96 East
Nashville:63.2 Miles1 Hours 7 Mins I-40 East
Smithville:17.5 Miles28 Mins TN-26 West/US-70 West/US-70 Scenic West And TN-96 North

Weather Forecast | Weather Maps | Weather Radar | Hurricane Center