TVA Campgrounds To Close for 2010 Season
November 5, 2010
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Valley Authority will close eight seasonal campgrounds on reservoirs throughout the region for the 2010 recreation season on Monday, Nov. 15.
The season will run a little longer for three other campgrounds. Douglas Dam Headwater Campground, Douglas Dam Tailwater Campground and Pickwick Dam Tailwater Campground will remain open through Monday, Dec. 13.
TVA’s day-use recreation areas located on dam reservations remain open year-round. Day-use recreation areas are used for hiking, fishing, boating, picnicking, wildlife viewing and swimming.
Additional information on recreation opportunities on TVA-managed reservoirs are available by calling 800-882-5263 or visit www.tva.com/river/recreation.
TVA campgrounds that will close on Nov. 15 are:
Cherokee Dam Campground - Cherokee Reservoir
Foster Falls Campground - Marion County, Tenn.
Melton Hill Dam Campground - Melton Hill Reservoir
Barton Springs Campground - Normandy Reservoir
Loyston Point Campground - Norris Reservoir
Watauga Dam Tailwater Campground - Watauga Reservoir
Mallard Creek Campground - Wheeler Reservoir
Wilson Dam Rockpile Campground - Wilson Reservoir
TVA campgrounds that will close on Dec. 13 are:
Travis Brickey, Knoxville, (865) 632-6263
Media Relations, Knoxville (865) 632-6000