In the quaint historic downtown area of Rockwood visitors will find antique & specialty shops, an ole-timey soda fountain, and picturesque scenery all within a city block. Rockwood is home to the Annual Thunder Road Festival which takes place every April and features live music, local arts and crafts vendors and one of the best classic car and motorcycle shows in the state! Within a mile of Rockwood visitors will find a nine-hole golf course, lake access to beautiful Watts Bar Lake, a sports complex and walking trail, and Mount Roosevelt Wildlife area.
Latitude: 35.867387 Longitude: -84.686887 Elevation: 873 ft
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Interests and Areas of Expertise
Roane County has more lake miles than any other area in East Tennessee, enjoying more than 700 shoreline miles on beautiful Watts Bar Lake. As the Tourism Manager I am able to share my love for this beautiful place. Here you will find world class fishing, lakeside resorts and dining, unique family festivals, live bluegrass music, and so much more. www.RoaneTourism.com
Getting Here and Getting Around
Turn at light #5 in Rockwood and the downtown is right over the railroad tracks. Parking is available in town or at the park.