TVA campgrounds closing for winter

TVA campgrounds closing for winter

November 7th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

The Tennessee Valley Authority is buttoning up its campgrounds for the winter, according to a news release.

TVA campgrounds that will close on Nov. 15 are:

• Cherokee Dam Campground - Cherokee Reservoir, Tenn.

• Douglas Dam Headwater Campground - Douglas Reservoir, Tenn.

• Foster Falls Campground - Marion County, Tenn.

• Melton Hill Dam Campground - Melton Hill Reservoir, Tenn.

• Barton Springs Campground - Normandy Reservoir, Tenn.

• Watauga Dam Tailwater Campground - Watauga Reservoir, Tenn.

• Mallard Creek Campground - Wheeler Reservoir, Ala.

• Wilson Dam Rockpile Campground - Wilson Reservoir, Ala.

TVA campgrounds that will close on Dec. 12 are:

• Douglas Dam Tailwater Campground - Douglas Reservoir, Tenn.

• Pickwick Dam Tailwater Campground - Pickwick Reservoir, Tenn.

Day-use recreation areas at dams are open year round for hiking, fishing, boating, picnicking, wildlife viewing and swimming.

For more information, call 800-882-5263 or visit