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Slice of heaven

As a mountain girl this was a great trip! We rented a cabin with family and friends and had a... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
knottalot
,
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Passing Through But Had To Stop For View

This lake is beautiful. Nestled below the mountains with very pleasant temps in late July. I don't... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Eggbert10
,
Chattanooga, Tennessee
via mobile
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  • Average3%
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“beautiful lake” (15 reviews)
“pontoon boat” (6 reviews)
“man made lake” (2 reviews)
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Hampton, TN
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"beautiful lake"
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"paddle boarding"
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"national park"
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"roan mountain"
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"skiing"
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"lakes"
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

As a mountain girl this was a great trip! We rented a cabin with family and friends and had a relaxing week. Fishing, boat rides, fishing, cook out, fishing, swimming, fishing and hiking :) The lake was not over populated and the temperatures were cool...More

1  Thank knottalot
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This lake is beautiful. Nestled below the mountains with very pleasant temps in late July. I don't have much info on area but it is my understanding that part of the lake is 300 feet deep. They do offer cabin rentals and boat rentals. Instead...More

1  Thank Eggbert10
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We drove over from Roan Mountain looking for a place to picnic and put our Kayak in. The 2 public areas were really nice. Peaceful and a beautiful view

Thank Catherine T
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Rented a pontoon boat for the lake and I must say! The views are breathtaking!!! I took so many photos because i was afraid I would miss something!!! Lake was perfect temp, people are super friendly and is the perfect sunday activity! Will come back!

Thank 670leeannn
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Watauga Lake is a huge lake near Hampton, TN. It extends for many miles north from the dam. The lake offers so much in recreation. We camped on the lake at Cardens Bluff which was a wonderful campground in the Cherokee National Park. There are...More

Thank scoutdreams
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Great. Just visited.will be back some day for sure. Clean, weather was great. Water is beautiful . Nothing left to say

Thank Debra H
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for family or group picnic, Beautiful with access to lake. Lake is clean and there's fishing and boating, sailing, paddle board.

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This lake has many fond family memories as my grandfather used to own a cabin in one of the coves before he passed. I remember as a child when they drained the lake and you could see the remains of home sites from long ago....More

2  Thank LeslieinTN
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Beautiful Lake!! Make sure you go to the dam. Great views and very peaceful on a nice sunny, warm day!

Thank Philip N
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

I drive past the lake every day. It is only a few miles from the house. Great for sail boats and fishing.

Thank schizoozy
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popopjim1949
28 April 2018|
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Response from rondagreaves | Reviewed this property |
I believe that you can fish along the lakeshore. You can buy a license at many local businesses and some marina’s.
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MaineTumbleweed
13 December 2017|
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Response from Eggbert10 | Reviewed this property |
We were just passing through area so I am really not sure on when you can swim. I would imagine that the water is a bit cooler than some lakes due to the fact that it is in a higher elevation and surrounded by mountains... More
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roxie144
14 July 2015|
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Response from Brokerlex | Reviewed this property |
Not many restaurants around the Lake--------Have to go to Mtn. City for those 30 miles away....go to one of the Gemstone mines there. They also have better restaurants there and they have many outfitters there. Also visit... More
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