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Norris Dam State Park

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Address: 125 Village Green Circle, Rocky Top, TN 37769-5932
Phone Number: 865-426-7461
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Norris dam was the first built by the TVA in the late 1930s.

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Weekend Getaway

A great place to camp. The west campgrounds are very accommodating. I would have rated this a 5 if the bath house was updated. All other amenities were acceptable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A great place to camp. The west campgrounds are very accommodating. I would have rated this a 5 if the bath house was updated. All other amenities were acceptable.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I just returned from camping, they have done some upgrades to the campgrounds, a new play area has been added for the kidos, it is new, safe and fun for all kids, the Park Rangers are fantastic and friendly. this is a great place for a one day visit or a weeks camping trip.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We arrived on a Friday night and was using cabin 10 for a anniversary party on that Saturday. When we arrived many things went wrong. The doors didn't lock, at all. There was no service unless we went out to our cars, therefore no wifi. We had two TVs and neither worked and we we're going to show the wedding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Breathtaking even in the rain! So glad we made the stop! The view from either side of the dam is stupendous. We drove over the dam and out to the marina as well, it was great seeing all the fly fishers out in the water as well.

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Woodstock, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Norris Dam state Park has so many things to offer. The water is the prettiest river or lake water I have ever seen. They have an overlook that gives you a wonderful view of the water, dam, and the mountains. They have fireworks at the dam on Saturday night, and they have music at the museum on Sundays from 2... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Historic, beautiful, clean and full of wildlife. Love the hiking trails! Fishing and boating is awesome!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a place you can drive around and oftentimes see deer, wildflowers, enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, and there's also a park with a kids playground and table areas for picnicking. I think there may be a winery. It's fairly convenient to the interstate as well.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Lots of fishing spots and trails for walking. Beautiful Marina and campgrounds. Lots of places to go for photography spots, nice grounds and great place to have a family picnic !

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This area is spectacular. The view from the top of the dam is breathtaking and the lake is beautiful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Norris Dam State Park is a great place to picnic, camp, and visit. The restrooms are very clean. The trails are super nice. I love the gristmill and the clear mountain streams.

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Additional Information about Norris Dam State Park

Address: 125 Village Green Circle, Rocky Top, TN 37769-5932
Phone Number: 865-426-7461
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Rocky Top
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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