Outdoor Recreation

The Tennessee River Valley is an outdoor recreation wonderland. Our millions of acres of public lands offer visitors multiple recreational opportunities throughout the year. The region features multiple waterways, beautiful lakes, wildlife management areas, state parks, and federal parks offering four seasons of recreational activities for families and outdoor enthusiasts. Camping, hiking, bird watching, kayaking, boating, fishing, hunting, biking, and climbing are all popular activities for visitors. 

Some favorite sites to plan your visit (besides this one):

Hiking and biking trails: SmokyMountainsGreenways.org
Trails and waterways: TVA.com/Environment/Recreation
State Parks: TNStateParks.com

Your public lands are Free to Discover!

the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Tennessee Valley Geotourism Stewardship Council