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Adrenaline-pumping activities like ATV & off-road adventures, family-friendly fun, breathtaking views — Anderson County has it all. There is something for everyone, from history buffs to thrill-seekers. Come experience it all in Anderson County!

From miles of rivers, mountains and lake shore to venues for more traditional team sports, contact Adventure Anderson County for help in planning your next event.

Easy Access:

Anderson County is within a day’s drive of 75% of the U. S. population, 30 minutes south of the Tennessee-Kentucky state line and 15 miles north of downtown Knoxville.

Anderson County’s Assets:

  • Over 250,000 acres of wilderness
  • More than 800 miles of shoreline on Norris Lake
  • Thirty miles of calm water on Melton Hill Lake
  • Over 1,000 miles of trails
  • Eighteen miles of the Clinch River
  • Varying degrees of mountain bike trials-180 miles
  • Off-road wilderness of over 72,000 acres at Windrock Park

Lodging and Dining

Anderson County has 13 hotels and various cabins and condos that all provide economical lodging options for you and your group.  And for dining, we have delicious local eating establishments along with many chain restaurants.  Click here for more information on lodging and eating.

Facilities and Venues

Adventure Races and Trails | Gyms, Ballfields and Teams | Rowing | Watersports


Adventure Races and Trails

Anderson County’s terrain makes it a obvious place to have an adventure race.