Celebrate National Trails Day with TVA

TVA trails crisscross more than 170 miles of public land — they’re fun to explore and great exercise. The only downside is that trails are enjoyed so much, it takes some extra work to maintain them.

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Let this “Map-Guide” Lead You to Lovely New Places

Looking for Tennessee Valley fun? We suggest you visit National Geographic's Tennessee River Valley Map-Guide, a web site dedicated to the best places to see, stay and eat in the region.

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“Eyes and ears … half a world away.”

Download the app iNaturalist and join TVA in its mission of stewardship, connecting with nature and helping to catalog the Tennessee Valley’s amazing biodiversity.

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Recreation

As part of its mission of service, TVA manages its public lands and waterways to support recreation so that the Tennessee Valley is one of the best places in the country to live, work and PLAY.

 

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Tennessee Valley Water Trails

Can’t decide between hitting the trail or splashing around for fun this weekend? You can do both on one of the Tennessee Valley’s many water trails. Here’s a comprehensive guide to the Valley's premium paddles.

Recreation on Undeveloped TVA Public Lands

Looking to get away into nature in its rawest form? TVA manages 229,000 acres of undeveloped public lands available for hunting, camping, hiking and birdwatching. Find your own piece of wilderness on our Undeveloped Recreation Map.

Tailwater Pursuits

TVA dam releases create world-class cold-water fisheries and whitewater paddling opportunities for kayakers and rafters. Here’s a guide to when and where to find them.

Volunteering at TVA

Be part of our mission of service.

TVA Fun
Summer is here, which means it’s prime time for fun on the Tennessee Valley’s lands and waters. Not sure where to start? We have you covered! Check out some of the best recreational activities on our reservoirs. While you’re enjoying the lakes, trails, picnic areas and campgrounds, share your own stories and photos on Instagram using #TVAfun to enter our annual photo contest. You could win great fun-centric prizes!

 

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Get the all the latest news and inside information about recreation on TVA public lands and lakes.

 

Tennessee Valley Uncharted

Take a journey through the Tennessee Valley as hosts Erick Baker and Ariel Nicole explore its unique natural wonders, urban secrets, recreation destinations and hidden gems on the new series Tennessee Valley Uncharted.

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