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    About Holston River
    Next to Town

    The Holston River flows from Kingsport, Tennessee, to Knoxville. The river's confluence with the French Broad River in Knoxville marks the beginning of the Tennessee River.

    Depending on where you are along the river, there are plenty of amenities nearby. The Tri-Cities Airport, the Morristown Regional Airport, or the McGhee Tyson Airport are available for travel.

    Some medical care options include the Holston Valley Medical Center, the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital, the Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System, the Jefferson Memorial Hospital, and the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

    Long and Luxurious

    Spanning 136 miles, Holston River has plenty of room for new residents to come and settle down.

    There is plenty to entertain residents on the water. Several boat ramps and canoe access points are along the river, making it easy to jump in and explore.

    The river is home to 47 fish species, including smallmouth bass, brown trout, rainbow trout, redline darter, and bigeye chub. It is also wide and open enough to allow extensive fly fishing.

    Visit Kingsport

    Residents looking to explore the surrounding area of Kingsport will enjoy all of the things that the town has to offer.

    For beautiful sights on earth or in space, check out the Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium, where visitors can explore hiking trails and gaze at the stars under the roof of the planetarium.

    Another popular location in Kingsport is the Kingsport Aquatic Center, where guests can get the best in physical fitness and fun through the area’s only Olympic-sized swimming pool.

    Visit Knoxville

    The nearby area of Knoxville is bustling with an abundance of activities and sights for residents of the Holston River.

    The Knoxville Zoo is one very popular attraction. Here, guests can see a variety of exotic animals, including red pandas and Malayan tigers.

    Another popular attraction is the Star of Knoxville Riverboat, where guests can take a riverboat tour with beautiful sights, enjoy an on-deck dinner, and even host parties.

    Bright and Bustling

    Those looking to live next to the big city will love living on Holston River.