Things to Do in Norris

Norris is a paradise for nature lovers! It’s the best place to visit when you want an escape from the busy world of the surrounding cities. One of the best things to do in Norris is go hiking! There are beautiful sights waiting to be seen around every corner. It is home to Norris Watershed, which has 2,300 acres full of trails that are great for hiking, biking, and even horseback riding! For the ultimate outdoor experience, visit the Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area, which has more than 70 miles of trails and is located on a peninsula in the center of Norris Lake. You can also ride off-road vehicles, fish, or just admire the beauty of the nature around you.

If you want to spend some time indoors, visit the Appalachian Arts Craft Center to browse art from more than 70 local artists, including pottery, quilts, woodwork, and more. There is something for everyone to enjoy in Norris! Browse some of the best things to do in Norris TN below.

3 Rivers Angler

3 Rivers Angler offers guided fishing trips with experienced guides that will take you on a trip of a lifetime fishing the Clinch River for brown and ...

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Appalachia Outdoor Center

The Appalachia Outdoor Center offers bike and kayak rentals, a coffee bar, snacks and cold drinks. Visitors can rent a Mongoose fat tire bike for a sc...

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Appalachian Arts Craft Center

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center has a gallery featuring the work of more than 70 local artists, including pottery, quilts, jewelry, weavings, woodwo...

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Clinch River

The Clinch River is nestled in the mountains of East Tennessee, the Clinch tailwater is 13 miles in length and flows from Norris Dam, at River Mile 80...

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Clinch River Brewing

Enjoy a delicious, creative brew at Clinch River Brewing! Located in historic Norris, TN, just below Norris Lake and Norris Dam, nestled into the h...

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Lenoir Historical Complex at Norris Dam State Park

The Lenoir Museum contains artifacts from Early Americana which were collected for over 60 years by Will G. Lenoir and his wife Helen and donated by t...

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