Houston Valley

Cherokee National Forest

Houston Valley Recreation Area (elevation 1,800 feet) is centrally located to both Paint Creek and Weaver Bend. It is located directly off Tennessee (TN) Scenic Highway 107.

Houston Valley Recreation Area has eight picnic sites and two group picnic areas in addition to the pavilion. A green-space restroom and trash cans are located a short distance from the pavilion. The pavilion itself contains three large picnic tables and is located adjacent to two single tables with grills.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The recreation area is nestled along the edge of a hardwood forest. Fall colors are spectacular along this stretch of TN Scenic Highway 107.

Nearby Attractions

Meadow Creek, a Fire Tower that has recently been renovated as a lookout platform, is a short drive or hike away. Burnette Gap Trailhead is a short distance away. Bubbling Springs Rifle Range is located off TN Scenic Highway 107. Another scenic drive along Brush Creek Road (#209) leads to Weaver Bend and Allen Branch Pond. An accessible .2 mile trail rings Allen Branch Pond and Weaver Bend Road (#209C) parallels the French Broad River.


Equestrian trails and hiking trails are located close to the recreation area. An open grass area is available for games.

Contact Information


4900 Asheville Highway Greeneville Tennessee 37743

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: (423) 638-4109

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Driving Directions

From Greeneville, TN take TN 70 south about 10 miles. Turn right onto TN 107 west, travel nine miles. Houston Valley is located on the left. From Newport, TN, travel on US25/70 south, turn left onto TN 107 east and travel five miles to Houston Valley. It will be located on the right.

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