Campground cook-outs
Campground cook-outs are a treat

On three East Tennessee lakes, TVA open their campgrounds on March 15 …

Melton Hill Lake, Douglas Lake and Cherokee Lake campgrounds are open for the summer season.

Douglas Dam Campgrounds are unique since there are two different areas; one on the lake above the dam and one below the dam on the French Broad River. The campground above the dam incorporates a rather large boat launch and parking area. Both campgrounds are a short distance from Interstate 40 – exits 407 and 412.

For information on availability and rates: contact [865] 361-1379 for the area above the dam or [865] 361-1522 for the area on the river. Visit httsp:// and enjoy the more than 513 miles of shoreline on Douglas Lake

Cherokee Lake Campground is located off Highway 92 in Jefferson City. Highway 92 can be accessed from I-40 exit 417. The large campground is adjacent to the huge public boat launching ramp at Cherokee Dam Recreational area. The campground includes many improvements including a new bathhouse.

For information on availability and rates: contact [865] 361-2151. Visit Https:// and enjoy the more than 400 miles of shoreline on Cherokee Lake

Melton Hill Lake Campground is just off I-40 on Highway 321 North [exit 364] between Knoxville and Kingston. Melton Hill Lake is a clean, cold lake along the Southwest side of Oak Ridge.  The Melton Hill Dam sustainable area also features solar collectors, windmill and electric vehicle charging stations. The campground facilities include RV parking, swim beach, picnic areas, pavilions, bath house, boat launching, tent and camper sites.

For information on availability and rates: contact Bob or June Rush at [865] 361-0436.  Visit and enjoy the more than 190 miles of shoreline on Melton Hill Lake

For complete information on our area TVA lakes – visit TVA Website

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