Things To Do

Things To Do

Adventures Outdoors add to itinerary

Adventures Outdoors rents kayaks, trikkes, bikes, paddle boards and paddle boats. Their aim is to bring new and exciting health and fitness activities to the Oak Ridge area to promote the health and well being of local and surrounding area residents as well as visitors.  They provi...

Anderson County Park add to itinerary

Full RV hookups, open March 1st through November 30th, handicap accessible bath houses, children’s playground, boat launch exclusively for campers, public boat launch with parking, designated lake swimming area, group camping area, day use picnic area with two covered pavili...

Appalachia Outdoor Center add to itinerary

The Appalachia Outdoor Center offers bike and kayak rentals, a coffee bar, snacks and cold drinks. Visitors can rent a Mongoose fat tire bike for a scenic bike ride on the trails of Norris Watershed or enjoy a kayak trip down the Clinch River with shuttle service available. 

Appalachian Quilt Trail add to itinerary

The Appalachian Quilt Trail is a great way to experience the variety of rural life in one of the country's most scenic areas. Follow the colorful hand painted wooden quilt blocks that dot the landscape to find the unique and authentic Appalachian experiences. You will find beauty and tranquility ...

Cherohala Skyway add to itinerary

Enjoy mile-high vistas and brilliant season foliage as well as great hiking opportunities and picnic spots in these magnificent and seldom seen portions of the southern Appalachian National Forest. The Skyway connects Tellico Plains, TN with Robbinsville, NC and is a curvy, paved two-lane road ab...

Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area add to itinerary

Situated on a peninsula in the center of beautiful Norris Lake, Chuck Swan Wildlife Management area offers the ultimate outdoor experience. With over 24,000 acres of wilderness and more than 70 miles of trails, outdoor enthusiast can hike, bike, horseback ride, ride off-road vehicles, fish ...

Coal Creek Motor Discovery Trail add to itinerary

Many of the miners who survived the Coal Creek War died in mine disasters at the Fraterville Mine in 1902 and the Cross Mountain Mine in 1911. These disasters, which killed 300 men and boys in Coal Creek, helped raise public awarenss of the dangers of mining.

Relive coal mining history an...

Devil’s Triangle add to itinerary

Nestled in the Cumberland Mountains, the Devil’s Triangle is 45 miles of twist and turns. There are some straight aways alongside pastures fields but there are also steep switchback curves. You will experience approximately 1,000 feet in elevation change. It is the perfect trail to explore ...

Norris Dam State Park add to itinerary

The park occupies more than 4,000 acres on the shores of Norris Lake and surrounds Norris Dam. There are six different trail systems that are located on both sides of the dam. Along the trails you will come across caves, scenic valleys, sparkling streams and wildflowers. The ...

Norris Lake add to itinerary

A lake like no other.

Eight hundred miles of Shoreline, 34,000 acres, 22 marinas and resorts, 3 state parks, 2 wildlife management areas, 14 different kinds of fish—These are just a few of the reasons why Norris Lake is the ultimate waterway and the perfect vacati...