Things To Do

Things To Do

A.K. Bissell Park add to itinerary

A.K. Bissell Park, located in Oak Ridge, has a total of 38 acres and features a paved 1.25 mile loop, picnic shelter and performance paviliion. 

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 Arts Craft Center add to itinerary

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center has a gallery featuring the work of more than 70 local artists, including pottery, quilts, jewelry, weavings, woodworking, photography, and much more. Artists who sell in the gallery have been juried in to assure high quality in the products sold. There is ...

Big Valley Barn add to itinerary

Big Valley Barn is a family-friendly, music venue featuring live country music every Friday and Saturday evening from&n...

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 ...

Clinch River Brewing add to itinerary

Enjoy a delicious, creative brew at Clinch River Brewing, the only craft brewery in Anderson County! 

Located in historic Norris, TN, just below Norris Lake and Norris Dam, nestled into the hills of the 2700 acre Norris Watershed and trails, and directly across the street from the Cl...

Green McAdoo Cultural Center add to itinerary

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. Clinton High School holds the honor of having the first African American to graduate from a public...

Haw Ridge Park add to itinerary

Explore 28 miles of hiking, mountain bike riding, running and nordic skiing trails and five miles of shore line that offers access for canoeing. Haw Ridge’s forest floor supports over 40 varieties of wildflowers and visitors will more than likely come across some type of wildlife ...

Hiking and Biking Trails add to itinerary


The mountains of East Tennessee provide the perfect terrain for hiking and biking trails.  The trails in Anderson County offer a diversity in terrain and in use.  There are moderate trails with mild inclines and declines and there are more mountainous trails. There are also multip...