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.
Warriors Path State Park Golf Course On the Tennessee Golf Trail
An 18-hole course designed by George Cobb. Bent grass greens, Bermuda fairways and tees overseeded for winter play. ...more
Warriors' Path State Park
Warriors' Path State Park was named for the park's proximity to the ancient war and trading path used by the Cherokee. Since that time, the park land has known a long history of travelers, and is still a pathway for modern-day outdoor enthusiasts. ...more
Watauga Dam & Recreation Area
Completed in 1948, this 950-foot long dam and its surrounding area provides picnicking, boat launching, tent camping and fishing. Watauga Lake, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest in northeastern Tennessee, enjoys a stunningly beautiful lake with mountain views in the Volunteer State. ...more
Watauga Kayak Tours & Outfitters
Guided Whitewater rafting and kayaking Class I, II, rivers and calm lakes "Great for Families and First-Timers no experience necessary. " Primitive Caving Trips. ...more
Watauga Lake, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest in northeastern Tennessee, enjoys the most stunningly beautiful lake and mountain views in the Volunteer State. Started in 1942 and finally dammed on the last day of 1948, Watauga Lake is the TVA's highest-elevated reservoir in Tennessee. ...more
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WC Johnson Park Baseball/Softball Complex
135-acre park with 75-acres of undisturbed wetland areas; home of the Peterson Lake Nature Center. Ten-field baseball complex, two lighted multipurpose athletic fields, two lakes, playground, gazebo and 3/4-mile walking trail. ...more
WC Johnson Park Nature Trail
The boardwalk runs along laterals of the famous Wolf River, preserving natural vegetation and providing protected wildlife habitats. Interpretive signage and outdoor nature classroom make it a good stop for outdoor education classes. ...more
White Lightning Trail
The White Lightning Trail is waiting for you: a picturesque drive through the fertile valleys and rustic charm of the Tennessee hills. After leaving the city limits, you’ll pass through the Great Smoky Mountains into historic country music — Maynardville — home to country music greats like Chet Atkins and Roy Acuff. ...more
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Find largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, sunfish, blue and channel catfish brimming in this TWRA (Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency) lake on Oak Dain Creek in Hardeman County. Whiteville Lake is on Oak Dain Creek in Hardeman County, Tennessee and is used for recreation purposes. ...more
City: Hardeman, TN
Phone: (731) 423-5725