Lakes & Rivers
Calling all boaters, paddlers, swimmers and fisherman. No matter how you choose to enjoy Tennessee's lakes and rivers, come on in. The water is fine!
Have a craving for adventure? How about a day--or a week--set aside for family fun? Or, maybe you just yearn for time alone with your fishing pole. No matter what kind of aquatic thrills you have in mind, Tennessee has lakes and rivers to fit your fancy.
From small ponds and enormous lakes to free-flowing rivers and streams, Tennessee overflows with opportunity for fantastic water recreation. Find a cove on Cherokee Lake and ski on glass-smooth water any time of the day. Pack your lures and make for the Clinch River, well reputed for some of the nation's best fly-fishing. Get your adrenaline pumping with an action-packed rafting adventure on the Ocoee River. Bring the whole family and explore the state's largest natural lake, Reelfoot Lake.
No matter how you decide to enjoy Tennessee's lakes and rivers, you are guaranteed to never run out of wet and wonderful waterways.
Top Secret Trail
Top Secret is waiting for you: a trail of secrets hidden among the scenic wilds of the Upper Cumberland Plateau. Immerse yourself in early Knoxville history by touring Blount Mansion, James White Fort and Bleak House, General Longstreet’s 1863 Battle of Knoxville headquarters. ...more
City: , TN
Topsy Turvy Canoe Rental and Campground
Topsey Turvey is a family owned and oriented business offering canoeing, camping and a good time. Our sixty acres and 3/4 mile of river frontage on the Buffalo River offers ample parking and space for large groups. ...more
TVA's Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Visitor Center
TVA's Pumped Storage Visitor Center atop Raccoon Mountain includes videos, photos and hands-on exhibits, and overlooks scenic river gorge. Wildlife viewing, picnicking, boat ramp and river fishing are available at the Raccoon Mountain reservation. ...more
Twin Arches State Natural Area
Twin Arches state natural area is approximately 1,500 acres located in parts of Fentress, Scott, and Pickett Counties and contains two impressive geological formations known as the Twin Arches. These arches form the largest natural bridge complex known in Tennessee and represent one of the worlds largest such complexes. ...more
U.S. Highway 31
On Highway 31, you’ll pass through small communities of Treadway and Mooresburg, and catch a glimpse of beautiful Cherokee Lake. The first mile of US 31 in Tennessee runs on I-65. ...more
City: Treadway, TN
Volunteer Princess Cruises
Luxurious and fully climate controlled, the Volunteer Princess departs from Volunteer Landing Marina in downtown Knoxville. The chefs prepare your meal fresh on board, and every outing is a special occasion. ...more
Walker Branch Natural Area
Walker Branch is a 225-acre natural area located just miles south of Savannah in Hardin County. The property was purchased with wetland acquisition funds by TWRA who cooperatively manages the site with the Natural Areas Program. ...more
Walls of Jericho
The Walls of Jericho is a 750-acre natural area that is within the 8,943-acre Bear Hollow Mountain Wildlife Management Area. Both of the public lands on the Tennessee and Alabama side total 21,453 acres. ...more
City: Pitcher Ridge, TN
Phone: (615) 532-0431
Walnut Street Bridge
Erected in 1890, the Walnut Street Bridge was the first to connect Chattanooga's downtown with the North Shore. Structural modifications have been made to turn the bridge into what is now a pedestrian walkway. ...more