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Exploring Watts Bar Lake: Plenty Of Things To Do


Exploring Watts Bar Lake: Plenty Of Things To Do

Watts Bar Lake holds a vast number of things to do. The area is full of the hustle and bustle, and many enjoy the amenities the area offers. Watts Bar Lake is one of the biggest lakes in the South. The lake lies between the Watts Bar Dam and Fort Loudon Dam.

Things To Do

There are plenteous things to do on and near Watts Bar Lake for home folks as well as visitors. Paddleboat, kayak, and water sport rentals are plenty. Tubing on the lake is popular as well as sailing the waters.

Quiet Coves & Fishing

Quiet coves are available to set anchor and enjoy the scenery. Fishing tournaments on Watts Bar Lake are a popular attraction as well as down-home fishing. Fishing Guides offer guidance on getting the most out of your fishing experience.

Ten Waterfront Parks

Ten waterfront park locations offer plenty of spots to unpack a picnic lunch and enjoy the shoreline locations. Some of the waterpark fronts include Lakeshore Park, Ladd Park, Gravel Pit Park, David Webb Riverfront Park, and Southwest Point. All Watts Bar Lake waterfront parks provide relaxing places to sit down and enjoy your company by the waters.

Watts Bar Lake Campgrounds

Watts Bar Lake offers a variety of camping options to individuals and families. Caney Creek RV Resort, Eden Marina RV Campgrounds, and Riley Creek Campground are a few options as well as other locations.

Caney Creek RV Resort

Located in the heart of East Tennessee just outside of Knoxville, Caney Creek RV Resort is a peaceful, family-friendly, lakefront Resort that appeals to all types of visitors. Whether you are retired, vacationing, or planning a family getaway, Caney Creek RV Resort is a full-service resort that can accommodate any campers' needs. For more info on this resort located near Watts Bar Lake, please call 865-882-4042.

Fooshee Pass Campground Near Watts Bar Lake

Fooshee Pass Campground is located near Watts Bar Lake in Tennessee. The grounds are at 185 Sandy Bottoms Lane in Ten Mile. Pets are allowed at this family-friendly location.
Tent camping is available, as well as electric hookups. Restrooms and showers are on site. Other amenities include a boat ramp, plenty of parking, access to swimming, picnic tables, and fire rings. For more info, please call 423-334-4842.

Eden Marina RV Campgrounds

Eden Marina Campgrounds offer those visiting Watts Bar Lake the opportunity to stay near the beautiful waters. Thirty-five sites are available for RV camping. All locations provide water and electric hookups while some offer septic. For more info, please call 423-365-6929.

Riley Creek Campground Near Watts Bar Lake

The Riley Creek Campground near Watts Bar Lake offers 45 RV and camping sites in Eastern Tennessee. Visitors are welcome to stay nightly, monthly, or seasonal on-site. The location offers two swimming areas, camping, and pets are allowed to stay. For more info, please call (865) 250-6152.

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