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Registration Begins May 8 for TVA 90th Anniversary Dam Tours

May 1, 2023

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.­­ – In celebration of its 90th anniversary, the Tennessee Valley Authority is opening several of its dams for public tours, some for the first time since 9/11.

To ensure that visitors can enjoy the “Built for the People” complimentary experiences, TVA is limiting the number of visitors for each tour and will randomly draw names from the list of requests for each dam. Winners will be notified about how they can join the tours.

Details and entry forms are available online at Anyone interested in taking a tour can sign up at that link starting on Monday, May 8.

Tours will be offered at the following locations and dates:

  • Kentucky Dam – June 2 and June 9
  • Raccoon Mountain – June 23 and July 14
  • Norris Dam – July 7 and August 11
  • Chickamauga Dam – July 21 and August 25
  • Fontana Dam – July 28
  • Wilson Dam – August 4 and August 18
  • Pickwick Dam – September 8

TVA was created with the signing of the TVA Act by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 18, 1933. Management of the Tennessee River and its tributaries was and still is one of our primary missions.

TVA manages an integrated system of 49 dams across the Tennessee River system, including 29 hydro-power dams. For more information on our river operations, visit

For more information about TVA and its 90-year mission of service to the Tennessee Valley, click here.


Scott Brooks
Public Relations
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TVA Media Line

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