Urban Mountain Biking

Just because your bike was made to handle rocks and roots doesn't mean it can't perform on pavement, too. Try one of these urban biking trails, five of the best in the Tennessee Valley.

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Hunt the Valley

Looking for a place to go hunting? Try TVA’s undeveloped public lands. We offer 293,000 acres of wild lands where you can pursue the time-honored sport and make treasured memories while you’re doing it.

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8 Tips for Better Birdwatching

Autumn is on its way, 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.

Get out and play on TVA lands and lakes this season, and share your adventures. Enter our contest by uploading your photos or short videos on Instagram or Twitter using #TVAfun, or via Facebook using our #TVAFun tab. Learn more about how you can turn your good times into cool prizes!

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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.

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.

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.

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 App

Want your lake info to go? Download the TVA Lake Info app, an for easy-to-use resource for operating on and around reservoirs and dams in the TVA region. Available for iPhone and Android devices.


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