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Category: Rivers, Lakes & Blueways

Chilhowee Recreation Area

Part of Chilhowee Recreation Area, the lake rests on top of Chilhowee Mountain.

The Chilhowee Trail System beckons hikers and mountain bikers (novice to experienced) to more than 20 miles of trails. Wildlife is abundant in this area, so have your camera ready and tread lightly. Picnic, bathhouse, and campground facilities make this a perfect spot for a family vacation. Non-motorized boats are allowed, but gasoline motors are not. There is a parking area at the trailhead for Benton Falls trail. ($3.00 day fee).

Location: From Hwy 64 turn onto Forest Service Rd 77. Drive 7.5 miles to Chilhowee Recreation Area. A beautiful drive up the mountain.