Environment - Lake Levels

Lake Levels

Is today a good day for boating, fishing or swimming on your favorite TVA reservoir? Here’s where you can get all the data you need to plan your day on the water.

What's OPEN
• TVA campgrounds (details)
• TVA recreation areas, trails and undeveloped lands (except left bank tailwater parking lot at Melton Hill Dam)

What's CLOSED
• Visitor centers at dams (restrooms are open except one at bottom of Raccoon Mountain)
• Some dispersed recreational area gates and access roads – do not block closed gates

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

NOTE: Information is updated throughout the day as conditions change, so check often.

Steering Clear of Dangers Near Dams

Planning to get out on the water today? Stay on the safe side by following basic water safety tips, and learning more about the hazards that can occur when boating, swimming or fishing near dams—including a guide to TVA’s dam warning systems.