Hunters Welcome!

TVA offers 230,000 acres open to anyone who wants to hunt on them, subject to state and local regulations. Here's an insiders guide to hunting on TVA land.

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Outdoors Made Accessible

Each year millions of people enjoy the 293,000 acres of public land and 650,000 acres of water for recreation that TVA maintains. Because TVA holds dear the missions of safety and service, it has upgraded picnic sites at 24 of its reservoirs to make them universally accessible.

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Looking for the catch of a lifetime?

TVA reservoirs are tops in the nation for largemouth, smallmouth, spotted and black bass.

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More Recreation

Hiking, Biking and Horseback Riding

TVA, working in conjunction with other organizations, has built more than 30 beautiful trails on its reservoir lands—to be enjoyed on foot, on wheels or in the saddle.


TVA has taken steps to make its lands attractive to avian life as a part of its environmental stewardship. As a result, TVA’s lands have become a birdwatcher's paradise.

The Greenest Campground

TVA turned Melton Hill into a demonstration campground by installing solar and wind power, building with materials recycled from coal ash and adopting energy efficiency measures.

Tailwater Pursuits

TVA dam tailwater releases create world-class trout fishing and mild whitewater paddling opportunities for kayakers and rafters. Here’s a guide to when and where to find them.

Reservoir Information

Get the most up-to-date information on the individual reservoirs TVA manages, including observed and predicted elevations, planned generation releases at the dams, reservoir operating guides, ecological health ratings, fish population survey results, recreation facilities and more.



Lake Info Mobile App

Download the TVA Lake Info app for an easy-to-use resource for operating on and around reservoirs and dams in the TVA region. App is available for iPhone and Android devices.

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