Fooshee Peninsula Small Wild Area (SWA) is a 182-acre tract on Watts Bar Reservoir that has exceptional natural, scenic, and aesthetic qualities. On the east side of the peninsula is a dry ridge forest of large white oaks and shagbark hickories. Brown Hollow, on the western edge of the area, is a moist forest of beeches and maples with a ground cover of ferns and wildflowers. The SWA provides habitat for wintering bald eagles and numerous other migratory birds, offering a unique wildlife viewing opportunity.
The unsurfaced trail is 3-miles long (round trip) and moderately difficult. Several old logging roads create a network of paths that extend onto adjacent TVA lands making it attractive to birdwatchers, photographers, and those who like a quiet walk in the woods.
For more information visit TVA's Trails webpage.