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Chilhowee Lake

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Lake runs parallel to US 129 and is bordered by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cherokee National Forest; it stretches upstream to Calderwood Dam, near the state line and flows into the Tellico River downstream; its shallow, narrow and twisted route is ideally suited for paddling, float and bank fishing; primary game fish are trout and bass; there are two beaches, picnic areas, several boat launches and fishing piers.

Map

Waterway Information

Access Points & Contact

Boat Ramps

TVA Reservoir Website – 800-882-5263

Size

Shoreline Miles: 20 miles

Surface Acres: 1,747 acres

Length: 10 miles

Resources

Chilhowee Lake Website

TVA Lake Levels

TWRA Fishing Info

TWRA Boating & Fishing Access Map

Bicycling

Bicycling

Birding

Disc Golf

Disc Golf

Fishing

Hiking

Paddling

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Running / Walking

Running / Walking

Skateboarding

Skateboarding

Wildflowers

Wildflowers