11.1 Is hiking your passion or a new found adventure? (Part One)

In Anderson County, you can adventure along trails that will take you to ridge tops, lead you to valleys, through hollows and along the lakes and rivers.

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9.19 Motorcycle Rides and Sunday Afternoon Drives

Riding the back roads of East Tennessee is a motorcyclist's favorite past-time. It is also a favorite activity of my car owners who enjoy Sunday afternoon rides. The Devil's Triangle that starts in Rocky Top and goes to Morgan County is a popular route because of the natural beauty.

9.5 Musky Fishing on Melton Hill Lake

If you are looking to catch a big fish and have an adventure while you are at it, try out Muskie Fishing on Melton Hill Lake.  According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency's website, "muskie are voracious predators and one of Tennessee's largest and fastest growing fish.  The 43 lb. 14 oz.  state record was caught on Melton Hill Lake in 2017."  The mergence of the Clinch River with Melton Hill Lake and the presence of the Bull Run Steam Plant make for the prefect breeding ground for Tennessee Muskie all year long.  

7.11 15 Things to do this summer in Anderson County

Now that summer is in full swing, many people find themselves asking, "What can we do today?" Well, we can help! We've compiled a list of 15 things to do in Anderson County that are fun for the whole family and will help you beat that summer boredom (P.S. Many of the activities are free). 

6.20 Fourth of July Celebrations in Anderson County

The fourth of July comes alive in Anderson County, Tennessee with spectacular firework shows and fun celebrations for the whole family! 

5.18 Summer Fun on Norris Lake

Nothing beats long summer days on Norris Lake! Floating in the water with friends, tubing with the kids, fishing in a cove...whatever you want, Norris Lake has! Including our two favorite marinas - Sequoyah and Stardust. The marinas not only have great food, but also offer weekends full of live music, cold beer and a ton of fun! 

5.8 First Annual Nine Lakes Wine Festival

More than 100 Tennessee wines and hard ciders will be featured at the first annual Nine Lakes Wine Festival, Saturday, May 20, 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., on the waterfront Melton Lake Park in Oak Ridge, which is located at 697 Melton Lake Drive.

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3.1 Discover All the Secrets of the Secret City

2.1 First Desegregated Public High School in the South

On August 27, 1956, twelve young people in Clinton, Tennessee walked into history and changed the world. They were the first students to desegregate a state-supported high school in the south.

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1.27 Rich Culture and Unique History of Anderson County

Anderson County is rich in culture and unique history. A great way to learn more about Anderson County's history is to visit one of our many museums.