Forks of the River

CruiseRoute

Departing from Volunteer Landing, our private 90-minute Forks of the River Cruise heads eastward (upriver) past Volunteer Landing Marina, on a course that takes it under the South Knoxville bridge on a path that drifts past the Island Home Community649, Downtown Island Airport650, Otter Island651, and the boardwalk at Ijams Nature Center to the exact location where the Holston River and French Broad River unite to form the origin of the 652-mile long Tennessee River652.

All reserved cruises take place after 5 pm during the week and at almost any time on the weekends. To schedule a cruise, please call 865-312-9000.  If you reach a recording, please leave a specific message regarding the requested date & time for your cruise and the number of guests in your party. Advance notice of at least 2 hours is respectfully requested. Final departure for a Forks of the River Cruise is no later than 8 pm. If you would like to inquire about a reservation several weeks or months in advance, you may wish to use our Availability Inquiry Form at this web site.

April – Nov; After 5 pm weekdays; almost any time on weekends.

xx footnote numbers reference river mile markers