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Lake & Recreation News

Camp Chronicles

TVA’s Camp-Right program helps set the bar for the region's sustainable campgrounds.

For the Love of Sturgeon

Passion drives TVA employees and their partners as they monitor this rare fish in reservoirs and rivers.

Winter Chills, Outdoor Thrills

Amid cooler temps, the Valley region has plenty on tap for adventure.

Mystery of the Mussels

Biologists partner to bring rare animals back from the brink of extinction.

Balancing the Basin

Drought conditions linger, but spring rains could set the stage for a summer of great recreation.

Sandhill Cranes Reign on Reservoirs

This winter, visit the Valley region’s reservoirs to see the majestic migratory sandhill cranes.

Build a New Year’s Green Routine

Explore expert tips for environmental stewardship in the new year.

Rare Bird Graces Chickamauga Reservoir

Region's reservoirs welcome birds such as the ancient murrelet, a Pacific seabird that flew in from 3,000 miles away.

Watchers of the Watershed

TVA teams with Native Tribes on river stewardship.

Built for All

TVA partners on new docks and improved trail access for adventurers with disabilities.

TVA Trails are Top Picks for Bikers

Mill Creek and Loyston loops rated No. 1 and No. 2 among Tennessee spots.

Sturgeon Stewardship

TVA and its partners work to reintroduce this rare fish into river system.

Race Day on the River

A TVA-managed integrated reservoir system sets the stage for one of the world’s largest rowing events.

Catching Memories on Guntersville

CAST for Kids and TVA team to host a day of fishing for people with special needs.

The Eelgrass Battle

TVA and its partners are working to wrangle an invasive species of eelgrass at Guntersville Reservoir.

Hands-on History

Fall festivals offer all ages an immersive experience in Native American culture.

TVA Helps Build Photo Ark

National Geographic aims to document 20,000 species worldwide—and the Valley region is fertile ground for exploration.

Traveling the Trails

TVA grant funds all-terrain wheelchairs to improve accessibility at state parks.

A Timeless Power

Since its earliest days, TVA has harnessed water resources to help generate the region’s electricity.

Lifeblood of a Legacy

TVA helps farmers carefully manage water resources, ensuring a sustainable supply for generations to come.