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Fort Loudoun State Historic Park

Trails Hiking Running Fishing Paddling Birding Picnic Area Shelter Restrooms

HIGHLIGHTS:

One of the earliest British fortifications on the western frontier, built in 1756,  reconstructed during the Great Depression and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965. Interpretive Center provides detailed information on the reconstructed fort and the area’s history. Access to Tellico Lake for paddling and fishing; bass and catfish are primary gamefish; birding opportunities for shorebirds, osprey and bald eagles; 5 miles of trails weave through the woodlands, grassy fields, and along the lake’s shore; the shoreline trail offers impressive vistas of the highest peaks along the Smokies and the Cherokee National Forest plus a scenic overlook from the Ridgetop Trail; paddlers can rent kayaks and SUP (paddles and life jackets provided); personal paddle-craft are welcome.

Connects: Tellico Lake

Park Map

Park Information

Location & Contact

Regional

338 Fort Loudoun Rd., Vonore, TN 37885

Tennessee State Park website

423-420-2331

Features & Amenities

Trails, hiking, running, fishing, paddling, bird watching, picnic areas, shelter, restrooms

Park Size

1200 acres

Trails

Natural Trail: 5 miles
Difficulty: moderate

Hours of Operation

Park Office Hours – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Resources

Park website

Trail Map

Bicycling

Bicycling

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Birding

Birding

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Disc Golf

Disc Golf

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Fishing

Fishing

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Hiking

Hiking

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Paddling

Paddling

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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

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Running / Walking

Running / Walking

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Skateboarding

Skateboarding

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Wildflowers

Wildflowers

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