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Norris Dam Construction 1933

Norris Dam was begun in 1933 and completed in 1936. The dam was named in honor of Nebraska Senator George Norris a longtime supporter of government-owned power in general, and supporter of TVA in particular. It spans the Clinch River in Eastern Tennessee, a ridge and valley region guarded on the east by the towering […]

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Cedar Creek Jumping Bridge on Norris Lake

If your visiting Norris Lake and you are near Sugar Hollow Marina, Deerfield Resort or Springs Dock, you must put Cedar Creek Jumping Bridge on your list of places to visits. Most anytime during the summer months you find a lot of boats tied together enjoying the sun and having a boat party. Feeling real […]

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Lenoir Museum at Norris Dam State Park

Lenoir Museum The contents of this museum of early America were given to the State of Tennessee by Will G. Lenoir to be kept on permanent public display. He collected for more than 60 years, along with his wife. Helen Hudson joined him in that endeavor until his death in 1960. TVA devoted 6 acres […]

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Hatfield Knob Elk Viewing

Hatfield Knob Elk Viewing Tower Looking for something else to do besides going to Norris Lake, try Hatfield Knob Elk Viewing Tower. According to Tennessee Wildlife Management the last historical record of an elk being sighted in Tennessee was in 1865 when one was reported to be killed in Obion County. TWRA started in December 2000 reintroducing […]

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Bunch Hollow Campground and Resort

It’s that time of year again, the weather is getting warmer, the grass is getting greener and Norris Lake will soon be crowded.  We like to welcome our newest campground and resort. Bunch Campground and Resort located in New Tazewell, TN.  Bunch Hollow rests on 480 acres on Norris Lake. It has 125 Lake Front […]

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Cedar Creek Bridge – Norris Lake ” The Jumping Bridge”

Norris Lake Cedar Creek Bridge Norris Lake’s Cedar Creek Bridge also know as “The Jumping Bridge” is a place you want to visit while vacationing on Norris Lake. Whether your a dare devil and enjoy the thrill of jumping or you just want to relax, then this is a perfect place for you. Springs Dock, […]

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Jay Girardot Norris Lake’s Premier Striper Fishing Guide

  Jay Girardot Norris Lake’s Premier Striper Fishing Guide Jay has been fishing East Tennessee lakes for over 11 years and has built up a reputation as the leading guide in the area. Jay fishes primarily on Norris Lake and Cherokee Lake but also has extensive knowledge of these surrounding lakes: Norris Lake Cherokee Lake […]

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