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.
Crazy Horse Canoe & RV Rental and Campground
If you are thinking of taking a canoe trip or just having a relaxing time camping, fishing or swimming, visit the Crazy Horse Canoe Rental with over ? mile of scenic river bank at the Buffalo River in Wayne County. ...more
Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge
Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge is located four miles east of Dover, in Stewart County, Tennessee, and approximately seventy-five miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee. ...more
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
The park is rich in American Indian, early pioneer and Civil War history, plus offers 70 miles of trails, tours of the historic Hensley Settlement, cave tours and camping. Visitor Center includes museum, dramatic films, craft sales and bookstore. ...more
Cumberland Mountain State Park
Cumberland Mountain State Park is situated on the Cumberland Plateau, a segment of the great upland, which extends from western New York to central Alabama. It is said to be the largest timbered plateau in America. ...more
Cumberland River Cruises
Relax with Captain Jesse on one of our scenic pontoon boat Nature, Home, Private,or Sunset Tours. Great family fun!!! Our boat rides depart from the Legendary Cherokee Steak House and Marina between Lebanon and Gallatin TN. ...more
Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge
This new pedestrian bridge, crossing the Cumberland River where it bends near Briley and Two Rivers Parkway, is considered a vital link in Nashville's impressive and emerging greenway system. Almost 22 miles of walking and biking trails are now connected, via the new bridge, from MetroCenter north of downtown to Percy Priest Dam. ...more
Cumberland River Walk
Cumberland RiverWalk is comprised of a 2-mile riverfront promenade, playground and picnic area, river exhibit and concert area. The city's signature riverfront park hosts several concerts and festivals year round. ...more
Cummins Falls State Park
Cummins Falls, named one of the ten best swimming holes in America by Travel and Leisure magazine, has become Tennessee's 54th state park,a fitting addition to the celebration of the park system's 75th anniversary. Situated among rolling hills along the Blackburn Fork State Scenic River in the Cordell Hull Watershed, the falls itself is 75 feet high, the eighth largest waterfall in volume in Tennessee. ...more
Dale Hollow Dam Campground
Dale Hollow Dam and Lake was completed in 1943. Although the dam was built for flood control and power generation, it has now become a recreational oasis for more than 3 million visitors each year. ...more
Dale Hollow Lake
Nestled in the mountains of the Highland Rim and the main portal to Dale Hollow Lake, Pickett County is the destination for outdoor recreation. We share a rich culture, and hope everyone will come to appreciate country living in Tennessee! Experience the unspoiled, scenic beauty of Dale Hollow Lake, with over 620 miles of undeveloped shoreline and spring-fed waters, on a beautiful houseboat, cabin, cottage or campsite. ...more