Get Ready, Go Camping!

TVA’s lakeside campgrounds open March 15, and offer a world of fun—including restrooms, potable water, showers, electric hookups, grills, picnic tables and nearby boating and fishing access—for $14 to $29 a night.

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Scenic Winter Hikes

Don’t let the chilly weather keep you off the trails. Sometimes the best views can be had when the leaves are off the trees. Here are three winter hikes you have to see to believe.

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8 Tips for Better Birdwatching

Winter is here, and with it some of the best birdwatching of the year. You can find many fine feathered friends on TVA public lands—but your own back yard will also offer incredible avian views, if you know how to look.

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As part of its mission of service, TVA manages its public lands and waters to support recreation so that the Tennessee Valley remains one of the best places in the country to live, work and play.

Summer has come and gone, but you can always have a great time on the Tennessee Valley's lands and waters! Not sure where to start? We have you covered! Check out some of the best recreation activities on our reservoirs. While you’re enjoying the lakes, trails, picnic areas and campgrounds, share your adventures using #TVAfun on social media.

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Tennessee Valley Water Trails

Can’t decide between hitting the trail or splashing around for fun this weekend? You can do both on one of the Tennessee Valley’s many water trails. Here’s a comprehensive guide to premium paddles throughout the region.

Recreation on Undeveloped TVA Public Lands

Looking to get away into nature in its rawest form? TVA owns 229,000 acres of undeveloped public lands available for hunting, camping, hiking and birdwatching. Find your own piece of wilderness on our Undeveloped Recreation Map.

Volunteering at TVA

Want to make a difference to the Tennessee Valley region? Volunteer at TVA and be part of our mission of service—to provide regional environmental stewardship, reliable power and economic development.

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.

Tennessee Valley Uncharted

Take a journey through the Tennessee Valley as hosts Erick Baker and Ariel Nicole explore its unique natural wonders, urban secrets, recreation destinations and hidden gems on the new series Tennessee Valley Uncharted.

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