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Norris Lake

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Reservoir extends 73 miles up the Clinch River and 56 miles up the Powell River from Norris Dam. Features hundreds of secluded coves, 2 state parks, two wildlife management areas, commercial marinas and 59 public access sites; numerous hiking trails; an abundance of wildlife can be spotted; gamefish includes bass and walleye; the TN state record brown trout was caught in the Clinch River below Norris Dam. Paddlers and anglers visiting Big Ridge State Park can access the lake just outside the entrance.

Connects: Big Ridge State Park, Loyston Point Trails, Norris Dam State ParkNorris Songbird Trail, Norris Watershed Trails, River Bluff SWA

Map

Waterway Information

Access Points & Contact

Boat Ramps

TVA Reservoir Website – 800-882-5263

Size

Shoreline Miles: 809 miles

Surface Acres: 33,840 acres

Length: 129 miles

Connections

Big Ridge State Park

Loyston Point Trails

Norris Dam State Park

Norris Songbird Trail

Norris Watershed Trails

River Bluff SWA

Resources

TVA Norris Lake Website

TVA Lake Levels

TWRA Fishing Info

TWRA Boating & Fishing Access 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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