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“Love the lake!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Watauga Lake

Watauga Lake
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Hampton
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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Love the lake!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Watauga lake is a beauty spot. There is a small swimming beach that is cordoned off, and bathrooms, and plenty of parking. Bring your kayak! You can swim anywhere really, you aren't limited to the sandy areas. There are boat ramps for launching bigger boats.

Visited August 2012
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TN
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61 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“My favorite TN lake !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2012

Gorgeous - Year round. I wish there were some trails to hike around the lake or even to the lake, but I can be happy just having a picnic overlooking the lake.

Visited October 2012
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Mountain City, Tennessee
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful Lake”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

This lake is nestled in the mountains, which makes the views out of this world. There is camping, dining, and many marinas along the lake. If you are visiting East Tennessee, this is a must! The marinas have boat rentals, so get out there.

Visited November 2012
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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Beautiful Mountain Lake Nestled in NE TENN MNTS !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

I like it because you can surround yourself with God's beauty without a great deal of cost: just a min parking fee. Enjoy a picnic, wade in the water or eat at one of the privately - held eating places in the area.

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Florence, South Carolina
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely Mountain Lake”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

We stopped here while driving through the area during a stay in Roan Mountain. We enjoyed a relaxing tasty lunch at a restaurant overlooking a serene lake with sailboats dotting the water and lush green hills on the opposite shore.

Visited July 2012
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