From Knoxville to Nashville to the wild natural beauty of the Old Smokies - there are countless opportunities for great fishing, boating, kayaking, white water rafting and more, including popular swimming beaches in Tennessee.
In Nashville's backyard, you can't beat J.
Percy Priest Lake for tons o' fun featuring sandy beaches, pools and waterslides at Nashville Shores Water Park.
Get away from it all along Kentucky Lake in
Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park, in rural Tennessee
Meanwhile, in Knoxville's back yard, Big Ridge State Park offers miles of shoreline along Big Ridge Lake, featuring a sandy beach just perfect to while away a hot Tennessee summer day.
More about Tennessee lake beaches around the Web:
Tennessee State Parks - Swimming - This is a great guide to dozens of sandy lake beaches or pools throughout Tennessee's state-run
parks including info on amenities, related activities, contact details.
Tennessee Swimming Holes - Check out this unofficial guide to swimming the old-fashioned way with an extensive listing of swimming holes throughout the state including details on locations, photos, maps.
Pickwick Landing - Discover Circle Beach and Sandy Beach that make up about two miles of public swimming beach at Pickwick.
Kentucky Lake and Reelfoot Lake - One stop browsing for two Tennessee
favorites, with complete information on where to stay, what to do and see, calendar of events, fishing reports and tournaments, maps, photo gallery.
Big South Fork Park Tennessee - Find lots of info with guides to related attractions and activities including swimming, kayaking and rafting, camping and horse trails.