One of the the top paddling competitions in the country takes place tomorrow (Nov. 7th) on the Green River. The race starts at 12:00 noon.
If you'd like to watch the race here are the direction to the trailhead. There is about a two mile hike in from there.
From Greenville, take Hwy 25 to I26 west.
Take Exit 53 and go right on Upward Road. Go 1.5 miles and go right on Big Hungry Road (after brick church). (This is where it gets a bit confusing.) Take first Left on Big Hungry Road. Take first Right on Big Hungry Road (DON'T TAKE first Right on Gallimore Road.) But continue 3.1 more miles Park in unmarked pull-off on right.
From there Just follow the crowd. Bring food and water and be prepared to scale down the side of the mountain to get to the river. It's well worth the effort. Check out the image here:
Update: These images are from today's race. 11.7.09