Parksville Lake, TN

US Forest Service

Parksville Lake

The oldest lake in the Cherokee National Forest was created by Tennessee Rural Electric Company in 1910-11. Sometimes known as Lake Ocoee, this lake is controlled by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA...[more]



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Highway 64 follows the shoreline of this lake for about 5 or 6 miles from TVA's Ocoee #1 dam to the Greasy Creek bridge just past the highway 30 intersection. There are access points at two boat ramps and two beaches as well as a few roadside picnic tables.

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