Happy Trails

Are you an avid hiker? Then June is your month! That’s when we celebrate National Trails Day, a time to get outside, hit the trail and maybe even do a little service work.

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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 premium paddles throughout the region.

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Spoke’n Hot

About 40 million Americans participate in the sport of mountain biking each year—and the Tennessee Valley is their playground. Want to join their numbers? Here’s what you need to know before you climb on two wheels and go.

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Boat Ramp Closure

To better serve the public, TVA will upgrade the Miller Island boat ramp and parking area located on the Norris Dam Reservation from July 9 through July 16, 2018. During this time these facilities will be closed. This work is weather dependent and the schedule is subject to change.

Recreation

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

 

TVAcation

No time or budget for a luxurious beach vacation this year? No worries—TVA has you covered! You can stay here in the Tennessee Valley and enjoy swimming, boating, hiking, biking, camping, fishing, paddling and much more on TVA’s public lands and lakes. Don’t forget to take plenty of pictures of yourself and your friends and family having fun, and post them to Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using #TVAcation. You could win cool outdoor gear. Make your vacation a dam destination!

More Recreation

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 premium paddles throughout the region.

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.

Volunteering at TVA

Want to make a difference to the Tennessee Valley region? Volunteer at TVA and be part of our mission of service—to provide regional environmental stewardship, reliable power and economic development.

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.

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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