PHOTOS BY ALEX HOSEY COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER. Eastern Flank access point at river mile marker 89.3, is one of the older spots for paddlers to access the Harpeth. Founded in 1999, Harpeth Conservancy’s vision is clean water and healthy ecosystems for rivers in Tennessee championed by the people who live here. bridge. I have never had much luck on the private access points. a sign indicating where to turn into the parking lot. Various little creek come together north of the same this year. It truly is one of our state’s great I will include lots of pictures, so the paddlers can get a feel for the Make a left onto TN-248/Peytonsville Rd and go .3 miles. Harpeth River - Eastern Flank Access Point Eastern Flank access point at river mile marker 89.3, is one of the older spots for paddlers to access the Harpeth. The Harpeth River Walk, as it was so named, is being considered to run along the Harpeth River starting at Pinkerton Park and connecting to either the Eastern Flank Battlefield or Bicentennial Park. The Tennessee State Park’s Eastern Flank Park Celebration February 7, 2006 On February 7th, the City of Franklin hosted an event on the Eastern Flank property to celebrate the acquisition of 112 acres of core Franklin battlefield, and to publicly thank the many individuals and organizations that brought the project from dream to reality. There are 3 gravel long The Harpeth River is over 125 miles ... it may be best to wait for conditions to improve before engaging in any water sports on the Harpeth River. No information on Parking & Fees has been added yet for this paddling location. points. To get to the Ladd Farms access point from Nashville head Help the community if you have information to share! The next access point is at Eastern It has received a face lift the past few years with new signs, a paved parking lot, and handrails on the steps leading down to the river. Most were located to your right front, east of the Harpeth River, but Gen. John T. Croxton’s brigade remained west of the river. In the past year and half, the City of Franklin has opened three. Department has made another 40 miles of the Harpeth River a linear park with most of it being part of the State Scenic Waterway. Once your vehicle is parked it is a short gravel The Harpeth early this morning overflowed its banks along Lewisburg Pike near the Franklin drinking water withdrawal station and the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park. When we first moved here we didn't even know we could access the river. location. They could sit/lay in the front and play around in the water as Mom and Dad paddled. Currently the Harpeth River has 16 access points between Franklin Lesson on the Harpeth is Saturday, June 1 from 10am-12pm, at the Eastern Flank Battle Field Park Canoe Access, located at 1368 Eastern Flank … The only way to improve it would be to add a canoe slide to assist with Then turn right into Pinkerton Park and a left down to During the During the John Bell Hood (6,739 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article It is 6.4 miles downstream from the Ladd Farm input. Highway 99, and flow under Highway 41A and together these creeks and stream become The river is home to 85 fish species, including the invasive and polarizing Asian carp. Located in Eastern Flank Battlefield Park. Old Harpeth River Bridge Marker Dedication. Located in Eastern Flank Battlefield Park. Check it Out Tennesee Valley Water Trails, Harpeth River Kingston Spring city Park to Hwy 70, Duck River - Leftwich Bride to Howard Bridge. With the help of Higher Pursuits, canoe and kayak outfitters, all of us got on the river with no mishaps. links: Harpeth River Fun Fact: The Harpeth is one of the few rivers tread low riser steps leading to the river. All of the trees you see in front of you would have been cut down and used as abatis, lying at the outside of the exterior walls.

We chose to do the 5 Mile paddle and I'm so glad we did it was a great day lot of, people even dogs with life jackets Come Swimming by you. Franklin's very own shuttle service on the Harpeth River. give you details on each of the following: Availability high water levels it could be washed out. Know your abilities and float the river at your own risk. In the past year and half, the City of Franklin has opened three. Overall this is a very easy access historical site, Ft. Granger. has a brown canoe sign on Highway 96 letting paddlers know where to turn into The town is probably more than a thousand years old, estimated to have been populated between around 900 AD and 1300 AD based on radio carbon dating. 15 Fri. Harpeth River Access (Eastern Flank Battle Park) Franklin. Flank, which is 6.4 miles downriver. Turn left onto amenities available at the location? West Harpeth River, and The Harpeth River. Eastern Flank; Ladd Park/South Carothers at bridge . Harpeth River Shuttle. Touch for directions. One of the great things From 10 a.m.-noon, attendees will learn about 50-plus species of fish that live in the Harpeth River and get up close and personal with other river critters. Is point. high water, boats will have to be launched from the steps. During the Battle of Franklin, the right wing of Maj. Gen. William W. Loring’s Division moved through the Carriage Park area, plowed across the creek, and then across the Eastern Flank. visitors who enjoy paddling and fishing. It's a great place to take a walk, and there is a walking tour with signs noting significant items in the history of both the battle, and Franklin in general during the Civil war. This location does not have restrooms or other amenities. U.S. Geological Survey river level gauges in Bellevue and Franklin indicate that water levels are dropping on the Harpeth River. 19 Tues. George Hole-Fall Creek Falls SP Spencer. Canoe and Kayak Rentals on the Harpeth River. There are no bathrooms at this location or Please note that locations change over time, so I will try my best to T. wo resources for maps are the It As soon as we got on the river we ran into a couple of families of Canadian Geese...so cute. No description has been added yet for this paddling location. busy is the access point (do local outfitters use the access?). The The authors also use existing geologic maps to hypothesize that a second east-side-down blind normal fault zone (Stones River fault zone) is located ~27 km northeast of the Harpeth River fault zone. It is a state designated Scenic River in Davidson County and easily accessible from downtown Nashville. The river is sizable, running approximately 115 miles through the Middle Tennessee region before its terminus in the Cumberland River near the town of Franklin. © 2019 River Management Society. Eastern Flank Harpeth River Access. Eventbrite - Harpeth Conservancy presents Lessons on the River: Wildlife Photography Session I - Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Eastern Flank Harpeth River Access, Franklin, TN. 2/19/2021 Friday Harpeth River at Eastern Flank Battle Park Franklin Williamson 2/25/2021 Thursday Big Rock Greenway Lewisburg Marshall 2/25/2021 Thursday Sulphur Fork Creek Springfield Robertson 2/26/2021 Friday West Fork Stones River - Manson Pike Trailhead Murfreesboro Rutherford 2/3/2021 Wednesday Lake Junior Chattanooga Hamilton

We reserved a canoe through Canoe Music City. A road guide to the Harpeth River and Stones River fault zones on the northwest flank of the Nashville dome, central Tennessee The authors use mesoscale structures and existing 1:24,000 scale geologic maps to infer the locations of four macroscale NNW-striking blind normal faults on the northwest flank of the Nashville dome ~30 km south of downtown Nashville. Big Rock Greenway Lewisburg. information you can gather. The lower portion of the Harpeth is designated as a "scenic river" under the Tennessee Scenic Rivers Act. All Rights Reserved. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1368 Eastern Flank Cir, Franklin TN 37064, United States of America. 21 Fri. Harpeth River Access (Eastern Flank Battle Park) Franklin 25 Tues. George Hole-Fall Creek Falls SP Spencer Turn left onto S Royal Oaks Blvd. Here’s the river at Eastern Flank today, slightly stained but a great level for paddling. “Heavy rains from the remnants of hurricane Harvey have caused rapid rises along the Cumberland, along the Duck, and along the Harpeth rivers,” the advisory said. Check it Out Tennesee Valley Water... Harpeth River City of Franklin River Access Points, Long Tread Low Rise Steps                                Steep Steps to River, Watson Branch Tributary Entering the Harpeth, View Up River                                                 View Down River, Path to River                        Steps to River, Looking Up River at Access Point             Looking Down River at Access Point. This outdoor environmental education session will take place at Eastern Flank River Access (across from the Carton Plantation in Franklin, TN) starting at 9:00 AM CST on Saturday, October 24th. Harpeth River, TN Highway 249 Bridge to Kingston Springs Class I; Harpeth River, TN Rizer Point to Hwy 100 Class I; Harpeth River, TN Eastern Flank to Pinkerton Park Access Class I; Harpeth River, TN Coley-Davis to Newsom's Mill Class I; Harpeth River, TN Narrows of the Harpeth to Harris Street Bridge Both options included secondary options for the trail which would run on either the south or north side of the Harpeth River to make the connection. 1. 21 Fri. Harpeth River Access Franklin (Eastern Flank Battle Park) 25 Tues. George Hole-Fall Creek Falls SP Spencer How havoc with wood structure, so remember the way it looked last year may not be Due to COVID protocol, this event is split into two sessions. any other amenities. The mileage for the river starts at the Harpeth River. The Battle of Nashville was a two-day battle in the Franklin-Nashville Campaign that represented the end of large-scale fighting west of the coastal states in the American Civil War.It was fought at Nashville, Tennessee, on December 15–16, 1864, between the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Lieutenant General John Bell Hood and the Union Army of the Cumberland (Dept. ends its flow into the Harpeth across from the steps. Buford's division on the right flank along the western bank of the Harpeth River, and Jackson's division on the eastern bank of the river). Call 615-952-4211 or visit their website for more information! Buford's division on the right flank along the western bank of the Harpeth River, and Jackson's division on the eastern bank of the river). Rivers.gov. The Watson Branch Creek The Harpeth River is a 125-mile gem in Middle Tennessee. 21 Fri. Harpeth River Access (Eastern Flank Battle Park) Franklin 25 Tues. George Hole-Fall Creek Falls SP Spencer Living History encampment at the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park : A recent symposium titled “Why Franklin Matters” was sponsored by several local preservation groups including Save the Franklin Battlefield (STFB). Number When planning a paddle trip, it is nice to have all the available EASTERN FLANK W IL AMSON RE CT HARLINSDALE PARK L OCKW D GLEN LADD PARK FIELDSTONE PARK RIZER POINT BICENTENNIAL PARK PI NKERTO PARK WATERS EDGE LYNWOOD PARK 95 93 92 91 90 89 87 86 85 84 83 82 81 DISCLAIMER This map was created by the City of Franklin's IT ... HARPETH RIVER River Mile Markers 0 0.5 1 2 Miles HARPETH CONSERVANCY Harpeth Conservancy and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) are inviting the public to participate as they team up for an educational fish survey in a section of Lesson on the Harpeth is a family-friendly survey of Harpeth River biodiversity | Community | williamsonhomepage.com Touch for directions. Near the Harpeth River, Major General William Loring’s troops could begin to see the looming Federal line protecting Reilly’s division. Also, the remains of a New Website !!! 254 likes. The Harpeth River Watershed Association came to the city and, with the help of outside donors, was able to construct a canoe access site at the Eastern Flank Battlefield, where the dam previously stood. EASTERN FLANK W IL AMSON RE CT HARLINSDALE PARK L OCKW D GLEN LADD PARK FIELDSTONE PARK RIZER POINT BICENTENNIAL PARK PI NKERTO PARK WATERS EDGE LYNWOOD PARK 95 93 92 91 90 89 87 86 85 84 83 82 81 DISCLAIMER This map was created by the City of Franklin's IT ... HARPETH RIVER River Mile Markers 0 0.5 1 2 Miles The city of Franklin and the state of Tennessee have been Rutherford Count at Eagleville. the river bank. Next, lowhead dam can be seen upriver from this location. The Jackson Riviera sit-on-tops that we rented where perfect for both the 3 and 4 years old to share with their parents. Eastern Flank Battle Field Park - Harpeth River - Find info about paddling launch sites including directions, ammenities, & fees to plan your next… Luckily, the Harpeth River flows right through Franklin, TN and provides a great place to enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing, wading or swimming. The Harpeth is a hard river to fish if you are fishing public access points. From 10 a.m.-noon, attendees will learn about 50-plus species of fish that live in the Harpeth River and get up close and personal with other river critters. Otherwise there is The Harpeth Sections of this page. wo resources for maps are the following links: https://tnstateparks.com/assets/pdf/additional-content/park-maps/harpeth-river-trailandaccess-map.pdf, http://www.harpethconservancy.org/programs/recreation/sm_files/Watershed%20Map%20PDF.pdf, Harpeth Fun Fact: There are four rivers that have the name 0.2 miles Magnificent bluffs are the best part of this trip down the Harpeth. Currently, no outfitters are using the access point, so Harpeth River Fun Fact: The Harpeth River starts in and Cheatham County. getting the boats down to the water. The Harpeth River, one of the most ecologically, culturally, historically, and recreationally significant rivers in Tennessee, drains nearly 900 square miles in Middle Tennessee and flows through one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Eastern Flank; Ladd Park/South Carothers at bridge (Coming soon) ... it may be best to wait for conditions to improve before engaging in any water sports on the Harpeth River. Monitoring over the years has detected smallmouth bass up to 19 inches with most fish in the 10-14-inch range; however, anglers often report catches more than 20 inches. To get to Pinkerton Park take I-65 South from and go 1.2 into the subdivision and then make an immediate left onto Ryecroft. Signage at overlook point (below) following links: Outfitter: Foggy Bottom Canoe 615-952-4062, Harpeth River - Pinkerton Park Access Point, Harpeth River - Eastern Flank Access Point, New Website !!! Looking Up River                          Looking Down River. River access point is at the end of the road, under the Carothers Parkway Just south of the town of Franklin Tennessee, on the southern edge of the Eastern flank of the Battle of Franklin where the Army of the Ohio soundly beat the Army of Tennessee on that fateful afternoon of November 30, 1864, is a completely demolished Hopewell Mound Site of the Mississippian period (900-1450AD) identified as the DeGraffenreid Site. enough room at the river’s edge to beach boats while getting all the gear packed It has received a face lift the walkway about 20 yards to the 28 steps down to the river. 21 Thu. After the 2012 dam removal near the Carnton Plantation, the Harpeth River became a clean, free-flowing river, making it an ideal spot for a variety of outdoor activities. There are an additional 10 that are in the process of continue for .8 miles. ... Here’s the river at Eastern Flank today, slightly stained but a great level for paddling. It as at the river mile maker; 95.7. 21 Fri. Harpeth River Access (Eastern Flank Battle Park) Franklin 25 Tues. George Hole-Fall Creek Falls SP Spencer Mound Bottom is a large Mississippian Period town and ceremonial site located on the Harpeth River in Cheatham County, Tennessee. Meanwhile, Franklin Police have closed Lewisburg Pike by the Harpeth River, by Eastern Flank Park. The group will meet at the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park canoe access point, located at 1368 Eastern Flank Circle in Franklin. Nearby McGavock Creek is fed by several springs, one of which is under the Carnton springhouse and it empties into the Harpeth River. Marker can be reached from Eastern Flank Circle 0.4 miles south of Lewsiburg Pike (Business U.S. 431), on the right when traveling west. past few years with new signs, a paved parking lot, and handrails on the steps leading down to the river. In … Parking on the grass It also has many access you may have the place to yourself. Harpeth River, TN Highway 249 Bridge to Kingston Springs Class I; Harpeth River, TN Rizer Point to Hwy 100 Class I; Harpeth River, TN Eastern Flank to Pinkerton Park Access Class I; Harpeth River, TN Coley-Davis to Newsom's Mill Class I; Harpeth River, TN Narrows of the Harpeth to Harris Street Bridge If you have any questions about this paddling location or have other relevant information that would be helpful to other paddlers, please add them as comments below for the entire community! The Battle of Franklin. It has received a face lift the past few years with new signs, a paved parking lot, and handrails on the steps leading down to the river. No trips have been created that use this paddling location. Other nearby markers. Cavalry in the Battle. and to find out you must hike 200-yards with all your gear to the river’s edge. Harpeth River State Park, Mound Bottom Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1368 Eastern Flank Cir, Franklin TN 37064, United States of America. Five adults, three toddlers and one dog took a 5.6 mile trip down the Duck on this beautiful Sunday in May. 22 Fri. J. Percy Priest Tailwater Nashville. A drive by the improved Eastern Flank access point on Lewisburg always yields some cars in the parking lot on weekdays, and a packed house during the weekends as more and more people are getting out to enjoy the river. Buford’s dismounted troopers and Brigadier General Winfield Featherston’s Mississippians advanced between the river and the Lewisburg Pike, their line bisected by the Central Alabama Railroad. Eastern Flank; Ladd Park/South Carothers at bridge (Coming soon) The Parks Department recently mapped the river with mile markers for those navigating the river. 12/18/2020 Friday Harpeth River at Eastern Flank Battle Park Franklin Williamson 12/1/2020 Tuesday Camp Jordan East Ridge Hamilton 12/9/2020 Wednesday Cane Creek Park Cookeville Putnam 12/30/2020 Wednesday Lake Junior Chattanooga Hamilton 12/30/2020 Wednesday Camp Jordan East Ridge Hamilton 12/18/2020 Friday Fountain City Lake Knoxville Knox It could not get any better. 1 review of Eastern Flank Battle Field Park "This park will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin later this year, and they have been sprucing it up considerably. it easy to access the water from the bank? A drive by the improved Eastern Flank access point on Lewisburg always yields some cars in the parking lot on weekdays, and a packed house during the weekends as more and more people are getting out to enjoy the river. Touch for map. Touch for map. Running shuttles till around 1pm today Ladd Farms is the first public access point on the Harpeth During periods of Hey Guys, I'm going to be in Franklin, TN for the week of Thanksgiving and as I was looking at the map, I noticed I would be staying pretty much right on the Harpeth River, just east of I-65 and just downstream of Eastern Flank Battlefield Park. The left-hand turn will be on to a gravel road, it is not in Tennessee that is entirely free-flowing. the older spots for paddlers to access the Harpeth. By BROOKE WANSER. Flooding and other natural occurrences can play Buford’s dismounted troopers and Brigadier General Winfield Featherston’s Mississippians advanced between the river and the Lewisburg Pike, their line bisected by the Central Alabama Railroad. Posted: (2 months ago) Eastern Flank access point at river mile marker 89.3, is one of the older spots for paddlers to access the Harpeth. Inscription. no parking lot at this location but rather an open field. Eastern Flank Battle eld Park. Harpeth in their name: The Little Harpeth River, The South Harpeth River, The about this access point is that there are all kinds of amenities, that includes As I describe each access point I will Two alternatives for a Pinkerton Park / Eastern Flank Battlefield Connection were studied along with three alternatives for a Pinkerton Park / Bicentennial Park Connection. The Harpeth is a popular destination for anglers of all types. The Harpeth River is a 125-mile gem in Middle Tennessee. here is Next, turn left again on to Carothers Parkway and View Map View Map Turn right onto … up. The river will be on the right, with It is well worth it to take one day off this summer during the week and take a trip down the Harpeth. and has 1,000 miles of tributaries. In 2012, a low-head dam on Lewisburg Pike was removed. The Harpeth River Watershed Association came to the city and, with the help of outside donors, was able to construct a canoe access site at the Eastern Flank Battlefield, where the dam previously stood. doing an amazing job of constructing new access points for its citizens and If you want numbers, fish the faster riffles. Other nearby markers. The Harpeth River, one of the most ecologically, culturally, historically, and recreationally significant rivers in Tennessee, drains nearly 900 square miles in Middle Tennessee and flows through one of the fastest growing areas in the country. If you want size, fish the big deep pools. It can be a struggle to get to a take-out location paved. Are public restrooms and other The goal was to provide documentation to help City leadership ascertain the most judicious alignment for the potential trails along the Harpeth River. Turn left onto Mack C Hatcher Memorial Pkwy. The next access point is at Pinkerton Park, 1.2 miles down river. Electrofishing samples on the Harpeth River are indicative of healthy sportfish populations with a good chance at catching a quality fish and good numbers. Locations along the river are expected to go above flood stage. Franklin, TN 37064 . Will Murker fishes in the middle of the Harpeth River near the Eastern Flank river access point on Lewisburg Pike. Hey Guys, I'm going to be in Franklin, TN for the week of Thanksgiving and as I was looking at the map, I noticed I would be staying pretty much right on the Harpeth River, just east of I-65 and just downstream of Eastern Flank Battlefield Park. for .7 miles. Just south of the town of Franklin Tennessee, on the southern edge of the Eastern flank of the Battle of Franklin where the Army of the Ohio soundly beat the Army of Tennessee on that fateful afternoon of November 30, 1864, is a completely demolished Hopewell Mound Site of the Mississippian period (900-1450AD) identified as the DeGraffenreid Site. It as a great day to be on the river. The Harpeth River, 115 miles (185 km) long, is one of the major streams of north-central Middle Tennessee, United States, and one of the major tributaries of the Cumberland River.Via the Cumberland and the Ohio Rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. of parking at the access point. Long Lane W and go 1.5 miles. The platform mound is in the background. Marker can be reached from Eastern Flank Circle 0.4 miles south of Lewsiburg Pike (Business U.S. 431), on the right when traveling west. TN-96 and go 2.2 miles. Turn Fifteen miles of the Harpeth river flows through the city of Park access point is at river mile marker 88.1. I have private access up closer to Nashville and I have caught fish on the fly there pushing 3-4 lbs. Then another sign is located on the park road indicating where to Luckily, the Harpeth River flows right through Franklin, TN and provides a great place to enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing, wading or swimming. resources. Near the Harpeth River, Major General William Loring’s troops could begin to see the looming Federal line protecting Reilly’s division. Plan your float trip and let us help with the logistics and... Jump to. All donations are … of Steps from the river bank to the water. Foggy Bottom Kingston Springs, TN Located at 1270 Highway 70. restrooms, playground, picnic tables and hiking trails. wo resources for maps are the following Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain or refine your skills in photography! right onto TN-96 and go .2 miles. Proper planning is mandatory when floating the river, know your entry and exit points when floating. Connect with … There is a nice gravel bar at the bottom of the steps but in The new southeastern park will also add an additional launch, giving kayak and canoe lovers more access to the Harpeth River. 61. keep up. up from there. where the river ends, at the Cumberland River and the mileage markers go It has received a face lift the past few years with new signs, a paved parking lot, and handrails on the steps leading down to the river. Harpeth Conservancy is a Tennessee non-profit corporation and a 501(c)(3) organization. Thanks to Foggy Bottom Canoe for the shuttle, they made it very easy for us to retrieve our car at the end of the trip. 10 Owl Creek Park 9751 Concord Road, Brentwood This 21-acre park is located between Chestnut Springs Road and Concord Pass. Pinkerton Park Access Point to the Harpeth River is one of the best marked. It is … The parking lot is paved and will hold about 12 -15 vehicles. Mound Bottom. During the During the John Bell Hood (6,739 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article At the entrance of the Enderly subdivision turn right To find it take We thought it was just something that was there and could be looked at from a distance but never truly enjoyed. Eastern Flank access point at river mile marker 89.3, is one of The "boys" showed no fear of the water and enjoyed floating downriver so Granddad could catch them. The Battle of Franklin Marker. bottom of the steps that make in-put and take-out easy. It was a beautiful day to be on the river and it was mid-week which meant no crowds. Depending on water levels there is a nice gravel bar at the The group will meet at the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park canoe access point, located at 1368 Eastern Flank Circle in Franklin. Harpeth River Restoration and Fish Passage (here, next to this marker); Battle of Franklin, Eastern Flank (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Advancing With Scott's Brigade (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Advancing With Scott's Brigade (approx. Is there a problem with information on this location. On the morning of November 30, 1864, some 5,000 Federal cavalrymen under Gen. James H. Wilson were in this area. 18 Fri. Harpeth River (Eastern Flank Battle Park) Franklin; 24 Thu. On the Harpeth River”. The tunnel is 290 feet long, and has a 16 foot. turn for the river access. We had perfect weather and the river was flowing very nicely. ... with two more in the eastern part of Franklin slated to open by 2018. On Sunday, the National Weather Service extended a flood warning for municipalities near the Harpeth River until Monday, February 12 at 8 a.m. Help the community if you have information to share! turn right onto Lewisburg Pike and go .9 miles. being built or in the plans. We used the Tipa Cano and had great service. Pinkerton It even has a 1368 Eastern Flank Circle . River. Nashville and exit at # 65 Franklin/TN-96 and Murfreesboro Rd. Both times we've been this year we haven't seen anyone else in floats, only people in canoes or kayaks. Canoeing and Kayaking Follow the link to plan your next trip using the map of Outfitters Near the Harpeth River Canoe Music City Kingston Springs, TN Located at 1203 Highway 70. Lesson on the Harpeth is Saturday, June 1 from 10am-12pm, at the Eastern Flank Battle Field Park Canoe Access, located at 1368 Eastern Flank … ... with two more in the eastern part of Franklin slated to open by 2018. south on I-65 and exit at TN-248 N/Goose Creek Bypass/ Peytonsville Rd., exit Help the community if you have a paddling trip to share! The Harpeth River is right in front of you and forms a natural obstacle of defense for the fort on the west side of the long wall. Starting this week, I will be posting a series called “Access Points PHOTO: The flooded Eastern Flank Battle Field canoe launch parking lot on Sunday afternoon, February 11, 2018/ Photo by Brooke Wanser. the park. is allowed, just don’t get stuck after a heavy rain. It is a state designated Scenic River in Davidson County and easily accessible from downtown Nashville. Franklin, with numerous access points along the way. I-65 south from Nashville, exit at Franklin/TN-96 and Murfreesboro Rd. 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