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About Kings Bluff:

King's Bluff

A Small Paradise Along The Cumberland River

Kings Bluff is a limestone area located in Clarksville, TN. This area has approximately 170 routes, about 75% sport and the rest mixed or trad. Ratings range from 5.4 to 5.13b. The height varies up to 70 feet.

The area is OWNED by the Southeastern Climbers Coalition (aka SCC). Email or visit the SCC message board to get the combination.

Also note that the top of the bluff is off limits as some of it is private property.

If you visit King's Bluff regularly, we ask that you consider joining the SCC to help cover costs to keep the bluff open.

Nearest town or city: Clarksville
Directions: I-24 in TN, towards Clarksville. Take exit 11 (Clarksville / Adam) and turn south (towards Clarksville; it's a left turn if you're coming from Nashville). You'll get to a light with a K-Mart. Continue on for 5.7 miles past the light. You'll see an BP gas station on your right, and immediately after passing it you should turn left onto Max Court. Parking in the lot at the gate or the cul-de-sac is fine. Once at the cul-de-sac. Walk through the gap in the railing and the trail will take you down to the base of the cliffline.

Latitude, Longitude: 36.50175, -87.32301
Access Issues:
Camping: Yes
When to Climb:
Quantity of Climbs: Year

Forum Discussions (See all 26 posts )

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies Clarksville Rock climbing!!!!! Herbonizer 2 Apr 07 2012, 5:45 AM
With Replies Camping near or in Kings Bluff? Jumprope 1 Sep 15 2011, 1:46 AM
With Replies Bouldering near Clarksville valdonado20 2 Oct 09 2011, 12:46 AM
With Replies Climbing partner needed mattbche 3 Jan 29 2011, 12:41 AM
No Replies King's Bluff Guide Book guangzhou 0 Dec 29 2010, 12:22 PM
With Replies General Info Update kingsbluff 1 Oct 09 2011, 12:50 AM
With Replies Moving to Clarksville! mattbche 7 Mar 18 2011, 8:54 AM
With Replies Missing name tags ttfocms 16 Oct 03 2010, 9:35 PM
With Replies New Climber greg.hall 3 Jun 14 2010, 1:34 AM
With Replies King Bluff - Flood stlamarc 5 May 16 2010, 4:09 AM
With Replies A Word for Beginners at King's Bluff... TKHouse 5 Oct 25 2010, 11:02 PM
With Replies gate combination ParaFrog 2 Oct 06 2009, 7:46 PM
With Replies Kings Bluff after rain? Stichster 3 Dec 11 2008, 2:54 AM
No Replies block on "stack 'em three deep" Johnny_Fang 0 Feb 04 2008, 9:11 PM
With Replies King's Bluff Guide Book SymphonyTomorrow 12 Jul 24 2010, 2:43 PM