Norris Lake Tennessee

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Imagine over 800 miles of spectacular blue crystal clear water with reflections of the Cumberland Mountains on the tree-lined water and mountain views of both Cumberland and Smokey Mountains. This is why thousands of visitors fall in love with Norris Lake Tennessee. Norris Lake is a sportsman paradise and considered as one of the cleanest lakes in the Southeast.

If you are visiting for the first time or thinking of visiting Norris Lake, you have came to the right place. This website will walk your through important Norris Lake information you will need to make your stay on Norris Lake more memorable.

Norris Lake is East Tennessee\'s premier lake destination. Norris Lake covers 5 Counties; Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger and Union. Blue Waters of Norris Lake cover nearly 35,000 acres at normal elevation and attract thousands of visitors for boating, fishing, swimming and more. The shores, winding 800 miles through thousands of tiny coves and narrow valleys between wooded slopes, are favored for wakeboarding, boating, camping, kayaking, and more.

More than 50 Islands dot the surface, some with inviting picnic spots. Three parks, over 20 Marinas, year round fishing, lots of campgrounds, and exceptional dining both on and off Norris Lake.

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Norris Lake State Parks

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Norris Dam State Park

Norris Dam State Park covers over 4,000 acres, extending from Norris Dam northeastward nearly three miles along the lakeshore and southward to the town of Norris. It consists of rolling, wooded hills and small streams, a region inhabited by deer and smaller game, many birds and other wildlife.

Big Ridge State Park

Big Ridge State Park occupies 4,500 acres facing the south side of Norris Lake at its widest point. The developed portion includes a separate constant level lake approximately a mile long and covering 45 acres. It was formed by building a lateral dam across an arm of the main lake..

Cove Lake State Park

Cove Lake State Park is a 600- acre park has 210- acre lake maintained at a constant level by a dam across on arm of Norris Lake: excellent for fishing, camping and hiking. Cove Lake State park has a campground with all of the modern amenities. Park offers hiking trails, swimming pool,a Pavilion for social activities.

Norris Lake Fishing Information

TWRA Website Links For Up To Date Norris Lake Fishing Information

box 01 Norris Lake Fishing licenses go on sale February 18 each year, the beginning of prime fishing, and are valid through the last day of February.

box 02 This PDF document gives you an detailed overview of the fish you will find in Norris Lake as well as other Tennessee lakes. Follow this Read More link.

box03 The following reports are submitted by TWRA’s creel clerks who interview area reservoir anglers on an almost daily basis.

box04 To view waterways with boating or water access, please click image or follow this link.

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