Ministry Headquarters

Back2Basics Adventures’ headquarters is known as Feather Ridge Retreat. Feather Ridge Retreat spans over 50 incredible, private acres in Jonesborough, Tennessee, which is known as the Storytelling Capital of the world. Jonesborough is the oldest established town in Tennessee.

Nestled against the Cherokee National Forest, Feather Ridge Retreat offers unparalleled access to the Nolichucky River, renowned for thrilling whitewater rafting and exceptional fishing. Adjacent to Clark’s Creek, Tennessee’s trout fishing haven, our idyllic retreat immerses nature lovers in the enchanting forest area of Clarks Creek. Discover the majestic Sill Branch and awe-inspiring Buckeye Falls, the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi. Experience unforgettable adventures in nature at Back2Basics Adventures.

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Our property offers a lovely newly constructed 40’x40′ Event Pavilion with a natural rock fireplace perfect for worship, weddings, faith, family, and corporate gatherings which also boasts an attached guest facility that can accommodate 10-12 guests, and offers 4 bedrooms, two baths, a kitchenette and loft.


The Back2Basics Adventures’ property also offer an elevated Treehouse & Cabin with 2 queen beds that come with direct access to thousands of acres of incredible hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails that lead to waterfalls swimming pools, and amazing vistas.

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Our Back Country Camping area offers a flowing creek, a second rustic large Covered Pavilion with a natural stone fireplace large grilling area, 2 bathrooms a kitchen area with a large double sink and refrigerator to offer comforts to a primitive camping experience if desired. A concrete pad for vehicle or RV parking is on-site with over an acre of open meadow for private camping experiences all surrounded by thousands of acres of Cherokee national forest.

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Discover the extraordinary experiences that await you at Back2Basics Adventures.

Discover the endless wonders that await you at Back2Basics Adventures headquarters in Jonesborough, Tennessee. Feather Ridge Retreat offers a sanctuary for those seeking incredible outdoor experiences with a purpose. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of East Tennessee. From exhilarating whitewater rafting on the Nolichucky River to exploring the enchanting forest area of Clarks Creek, our unique location provides unparalleled access to nature’s treasures. Embark on unforgettable adventures and connect with the extraordinary at Back2Basics Adventures. Get in touch and let the journey begin.

On & Off Property Activities

Advanced Whitewater Rafting

River Raft, Paddle, Tube, or Swim

Guided Fishing

Appalachian Trail


Snow Tubing & Skiing

Horseback Riding

Electric Mountain Biking

Zip Lining

Rock Climbing 


Cave Exploration

Axe Throwing

3-D Archery Course

Wing Shooting

Sporting Clay Shooting


Self-guided ATV tours 

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