Watts Bar LakeWatts Bar Lake is one of the south's largest lakes,covering 39,000 acres at full pool with 771 miles of shoreline. 738 of those shoreline miles are located in Roane County. Watts Bar Lake lies between the Watts Bar Dam and Ft. Loudon Dam, with the maximum depth being approximately 70 feet near the dams. The Tennessee River, Clinch River and Emory River are tributaries to Watts Bar Lake.
Here you will find boating, sailing, jet skiing, tubing, water skiing, knee boarding, swimming, fishing, and more. With mostly mild temperatures year-round many of these activities can be enjoyed all year long.
Things to do at Watts Bar Lake
There are 17 different boat ramps listing on the Roane County Visitor's Bureau page for Watts Bar Lake. View the map of the many access points on TWRA's Web site
Largemouth and smallmouth bass are peak fishing April through June. Look for stripers, too, in this glassy, scenic waterway.
For More Information
1209 N. Kentucky Street
Kingston, TN 37863
Phone: (865) 376-4201
- Copeland's of Kingston, 0.5 miles away
- Old Roane County Courthouse, 1 miles away
- RedBones on the River, 1.1 miles away
- Fort Southwest Point, 2 miles away
- Bob's Burgers, 3.1 miles away