Norris Lake is located in the Norris Highlands, at the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains and only 20 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee. This beautiful lake is one of the cleanest in the US. One look at the clear blue water will have you sold. Lush green fields, forests and pastures frame the picturesque waters of this beautiful lake. Every year outdoor enthusiasts flock to take advantage of what this pristine lake has to offer. Lake Norris boasts an impressive 809 miles of shoreline. Its blue waters are speckled with islands and private coves for everyone to enjoy. The beauty and intrigue of the lake is enhanced by other natural formations such as rock cliffs and thousands of acres of wildlife management.
If you are looking for accommodations, the options are endless. From condos to cozy cabins, lake views and easy access to various activities, whatever you are looking for, it is here. Whether you prefer a vacation home rental, a log cabin or condo Lake Norris has all you need. The area has over 20 marinas, many with accommodations and boat rentals. Some of the vacation rentals are commercial and others are privately owned. Most of the rentals available, however, are reasonably priced, some starting at just $65 per night. Campgrounds, houseboats and floating houses on the lake are also available. Besides vacation home rentals, there are countless lake homes, condos and property lots available for sale.
Activities offered in and around Norris Lake are sure to satisfy any visitor. If you come to relax, there is no better place. If adventure is what you are seeking, you will find it here. Water activities offered include swimming (in the warm lake itself or in a pool), scuba diving, boating, jet skiing and more. Fishing is also a popular pastime. The lake has no shortage of fish, species include; rock fish, walleye and different types of bass. Fishermen can even fish at night.
For passing the time out of the water, options include horseback riding, hiking, camping and golfing. There are also museums and nearby parks. Visitors enjoy Norris Dam State Park, Cove Lake State Park and Big Ridge State Park. Cumberland Trail State Park and Anderson County Park are also favorites.
Norris Lake is the perfect family vacation spot. There is something for everyone. Vacation home rentals, water sports, serene surroundings, and endless activities to keep even the most active of people occupied and happy. Plan your next vacation here, Norris Lake. You will be glad you did!
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