Lakes around Knoxville, Tennesse.
  Norris Lake  
  Cherokee Lake  
  Douglas Lake  
  Fort Loudon Lake  
  Tellico Lake  
  Watts Bar Lake  
  Melton Hill Lake  
East Tennessee is known for its lakes and parks. Millions of people enjoy recreational activities on TVA reservoirs each year. Combined these seven lakes provide more that 3,300 miles of shoreline and 165,500 acres of water surface for recreational use. The lakes surrounding Knoxville include Cherokee Lake, Douglas Lake, Watts Bar Lake, Norris Lake, Fort Loudon Lake, Melton Hill Lake and Tellico Lake.