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Raccoon Mountain Dam

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TVA Access Road, Chattanooga, TN 37419
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Raccoon Mountain!

My husband had to work here for a couple of days to a week. So my son and I decided to take a trip... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2016
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Great views

Great views. Excellent drive for a Sunday afternoon cruise. Great place to learn about TVA and... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2016
Michael S
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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“visitor center” (16 reviews)
“hiking trails” (10 reviews)
TVA Access Road, Chattanooga, TN 37419
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Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband had to work here for a couple of days to a week. So my son and I decided to take a trip and see what he was seeing. We loved the view and will to back from time to time when were back...More

Thank Kayla1628
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Great views. Excellent drive for a Sunday afternoon cruise. Great place to learn about TVA and especially this pumping station reservoir.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This free, scenic attraction is only 15 minutes from downtown, but a world away. Serene mountain roads, bike trails, hiking trails, and a beautiful lake are all part of this TVA wonder. Read up on its practical use of gravity to store energy. The visitor...More

Thank Dwightcr
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Bring your bike and hit the best trails in miles. Beginner to Expert, in a 14 mile loop (if you do the whole thing, which you don't have to.) Great places to rest and have a hell of a view, or to really get a...More

Thank sailor144
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Do not confuse this with the cave nearby. This place is awesome and has great views. Our cave guide suggested this place and that might have been the only good part of that tour. This is so back to nature with great views. Kids enjoyed...More

1  Thank tjohnson2291
Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

It's beautiful! It's nice and quite in the mountains. Water is clean and also beautiful. Nice for a Sunday drive and even better I would have loved a picnic

Thank Trica K
Reviewed February 17, 2016

We did not visit damm but rather the mountain bike trails steming prom laurel point and east rim. we are mountain bikers and we love the trail cailed live wire

Thank Ed J
Reviewed February 17, 2016

while we were the we actually got to see a couple of raccoons playing the place is beautiful , its a must see if you love nature ,

Thank lindacox000
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Nice drive to take on a slow day, and free, We took the kids and has plenty of sites to see and overlooks.

1  Thank Db P
Reviewed January 17, 2016

We drove up to TVA after the cave adventure and we enjoyed the views. The winding roads and the open skies were the site to see.

Thank Elsa R
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February 5, 2017|
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Response from Monica58860 | Reviewed this property |
Didn't realize they had cabins for rent. We went after touring Wauhatchie Station battlefield on Lookout Mtn. It is quite lovely up there and would definitely recommend several hours to view the area taking in visitors... More
February 25, 2016|
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Response from Ed J | Reviewed this property |
I am Just a Mountain Biker. Trip advisor might not have realized that the laurel point and its trails high voltage as well as east rim to live wire might attract mountain bikers who might not visit the other stuff. but I can... More