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Key Facts About Norris Lake Tennessee

Key Facts about Norris Lake Tennessee

Did You Know… Norris Lake is one of the country’s cleanest lakes. It is a beautiful lake nestled in the mountains. Experience the beautiful pristine waters and magnificent views of the mountains in one location. Over 800 miles of shoreline and beautiful homes and marinas. Conveniently located near I 75. Just minutes to Knoxville TN, where you can venture out for a day of more fun an adventure.



Did You Know… Norris Lake is famous for their fishing! With 14 different types of fish in Norris Lake, it’s the perfect place to go fishing. The Outdoor Network’s Fishing University filmed an episode on the lake! With all the different types of fish in Norris Lake, the most popular is bass fishing. You can catch them all year round, but the best times are during the months of April, May and June.

Fishing on Norris Lake is an unforgettable experience! We do suggest you use a guide.  There are many fishing guides who can help you have a successful time out on the water. Click here for a list of fishing guides in our area. Don’t forget that you do need a Tennessee fishing license to fish on Norris Lake. You can purchase your license online at the TWRA website. Find out more about fishing on Norris Lake to know what to expect on your trip!



Did You Know… Norris Lake has 22 marinas and offers much more than just a place to park your boat.  Two of the best marinas are full-service offering boat rentals, store, restaurant and entertainment. Sequoyah Marina has it all with wave runners and pontoon boats you can rent. They have a wonderful restaurant, and you must try their wings on Friday Wing Night, a store with clothing souvenirs and more. The other marina is Stardust Marina with boat slips and boat rentals. They have a lakeside restaurant with Live Entertainment on Saturday nights.



Did You Know… Norris Lake has so much more to offer than a lake. If you want scenic hiking or biking experience, the mountains of East Tennessee provide the perfect terrain for both biking and hiking trails. There are trails for everyone. The Norris Watershed is a 2,300-acre land tract located in Anderson County. It’s bordered by Norris Dam State Park. There are currently about 30 miles of trails managed for various uses. Experience spectacular views of Norris Lake and its surrounding hills and valleys as you hike, bike ride or horseback over the watershed trails. Norris Dam State Park has many hiking trails from Easy to Difficult and you can choose what is best for you. Click Here to see all the great hiking trails at Norris Dam State Park with the distance and details of each trail.

If you want a thrilling biking experience, go to Windrock Park. Windrock Park has more than 300 miles of off-roading, hiking and biking trails. There are trails for every skill level, so you don’t have to worry about having experience to have fun! This is perfect for ATV’s and Motorbikes too.

There is just so much to do in Norris Lake Tennessee, so stay tuned for more adventures for you and your family coming to Norris Lakes Cabin Rentals Adventure BLOG!


Are you planning a Norris Lake Vacation? Please visit Norris Lake Cabin Rentals
for wonderful Lakefront, Lakeview, Pet Friendly and Fun Cabins and Homes!



Rest assured, the staff of Norris Lake Vacation Rentals are taking the threat of COVID-19 very seriously.
Each of our cabins and homes are thoroughly cleaned & sanitized after each visit.
Our staff is taking every precaution possible. This includes our daily monitoring of their health & well being.

“Unlock the Doors, Take a Stroll or Grab a Fishing Pole” 
Norris Lake Cabin Rentals offers seclusion and peace of mind during this trying time

We encourage you to contact us for the latest, up-to-date information. 


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