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Anderson County, TN

More than 800 miles of shoreline on Norris Lake. Three hundred years of American history from the Museum of Appalachia, to the WWII Secret City to the Civil Rights Era. Over 300 miles of off-road terrain at Windrock Park. Endless opportunities for fishing, hiking, biking and exploring. Satisfy your hunger for adventure, history, culture and the great outdoors.

Discover Anderson County

If you are in search of a typical weekend getaway, keep looking.

If you are hunting for an unparalleled experience, discover something uncharted.


The Ultimate Waterway

The place for all your water adventures

The mountains of East Tennessee meet the water to create the perfect Ultimate Waterway of Norris Lake, the Clinch River and Melton Hill Lake.  Explore on a motorboat, kayak or paddle board or check out what lies beneath the waves and catch a trophy fish.

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Off-Road Adventures at
Windrock Park

300+ Miles of Off-Road Trails

Get your adrenaline pumping at Windrock Park! Explore over 72,000 acres and 300 miles of off-roading trails – perfect for Jeeps, trucks, ATVs, mountain bikes and more!

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Travel 300 Years in
3 Days

Learn About History

The best stories aren’t always in books. Sometimes they have to be uncovered or rediscovered. Talk with a Civil War soldier, or watch artisans shape, quilt, mold and carve just as they did 300 years ago. Visit a gravesite from the Civil War, and learn secrets from World War II. Make your own history as you experience the nation’s.

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Upcoming Events
in Anderson County

What’s Going On

There is always something to do in Anderson County. Learn about all the upcoming events in the area and plan your trip!

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