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Melton Lake Park
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“playground”(4 reviews)
“fishing”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Melton Lake Dr, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Melton Lake Drive Greenway & Park is a beautiful, peaceful place for walking, cycling, fishing or just having a picnic. Adventure outdoors rents bicycles, kayaks and pedal boats. Playground available for children.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Albert B
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We went here to kayak. The views were beautiful. Wish there was more to do there though. We were hoping to find a place to get into the water. Another review showed pictures of a beach like area for swimming but we were never able...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trish H
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Melton Lake park is home to one of the premier rowing venues in the country. They recently added a lane so that they can hold Olympic qualifying events. International events are held there as well as teams from the south east coming to practice. They...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to look at the lake and made a day out of it. We went swimming and walked around the lake. The swimming area is very large and its sand. Water was so clean amd clear. Definitely will be heading back again. Would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 563michelle
Reviewed June 2, 2017

I enjoyed a boat ride and morning of fishing on Melton Lake. They dam was open - the rushing water was beautiful! The water was refreshing! The facilities were clean and accessible! We enjoyed a wonderful picnic overlooking the water in the shade!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rachel J
Reviewed April 24, 2017

This park has a place to rent canoes and kayaks as well as a beautiful paved walking trail. The city recently added another rowing lane for the College rowing competitions but the park and trail are both still gorgeous and very well maintained. The trail...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jamie S
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We were in town for a rowing competition at this park. We walked along the lake admiring the peaceful setting, the Smoky Mountains in the background. The park is clean. There is a pavilion and a playground.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank meeshatoo
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Melton lake park is nice but small. Situated on melton lake it has a playground for children and sit on the Melton Lake Greenway.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed March 8, 2016

This is one of Oak Ridge's premier parks where you can come and walk, ride bikes, fish, jog, feed the geese and ducks, watch trains pass by across the river, and sometimes watch rowers practice. Or you can have a picnic, just sit in your...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Lostnspace9
Reviewed October 13, 2015

I walked my dogs there yesterday Beautiful views this time of year. Everyone's very respectful of larger dogs compared to other local parks. playgrounds clean and well maintained. My kids played for hours, and the view of the mountains is spectacular

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank James T
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Libby P
March 5, 2019|
Response from Albert B | Reviewed this property |
Not certain I would call park and inquire about their schedule. Suppose it would depend on weather conditions in that area.