Lake Watauga TN Lodging, Rentals,
Real Estate, Restaurants, Marinas, and Outdoor Recreation

Watauga Lake in Tennessee is located in the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest. Lake Watauga is the third cleanest lake in the country, surrounded by beautiful mountain views. Started in 1942 and finished 1948, Watauga Lake is the TVA's highest-elevated reservoir in Tennessee. Watauga Lake’s elevation sits 1,959 feet above sea level during the summertime months. Watauga Lake is accessible only by winding mountain roads.

Lake Watauga has a surface cover of 10.05 square miles in a rural part of Johnson County and Carter County Tennessee, and has 104.9-miles of shoreline. The Appalachian Trail crosses the southwestern tip of Watauga Lake. The lake is located south of Mountain City TN, west of Boone NC, east of Elizabethton TN, southeast of Bristol TN, southwest of Damascus VA and northeast of Johnson City TN.

Watauga Lake is a hidden gem in the High Country of the Blue Ridge Mountains. There is one small motel and several seasonal marinas and restaurants with lakefront views. Lakefront real estate development and private build-able lots on waterfront property is limited by Watauga Lake's steep shorelines. There are many cabins and vacation rentals on the lake and surrounding the shoreline

LAKE WATAUGA INFO:
Area: 10.04 mi²
Surface elevation: 1,959′
Max. depth: 265 ft (81 m)
Location: Carter / Johnson counties, Tennessee

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Lodging

Lake Watuaga Lodging, Hotels, Cabin Rental and More

We have just opened our new hotel at the main resort property and are proud to offer 12 individually themed rooms that are decorated with beautiful furnishings and modern bath room fixtures for your complete satisfaction.

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Attractions

Attraction Near Watauga Lake\

4300 sq ft house situated on 137 secluded lush acres with nearly one mile of creek frontage right in front of the house. Stillhouse Manor’s wrap around decks and shady porches overlook the creek and provide a relaxing location.

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Restaurants

Lake Watauga Restaurants

The Kanawha Valley Stables Cottage offers two large bedrooms, a fireplace and large bath and comfortably sleeps 9 people. The large doors in the front bedroom open to the spacious covered porch overlooking the creek.

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Things To Do

Things To Do At Lake Watauga

Campsites come with full hook ups that can accommodate large RV’s or just electric hook ups. Our nice bath house is available for all campers. We also offer accommodations for your horses with 40 stalls in our large modern barn.

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Outdoor

Outdoor Recreation at Lake Watauga

We have just opened our new hotel at the main resort property and are proud to offer 12 individually themed rooms that are decorated with beautiful furnishings and modern bath room fixtures for your complete satisfaction.

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Real Estate

Lake Watauga Real Estate

4300 sq ft house situated on 137 secluded lush acres with nearly one mile of creek frontage right in front of the house. Stillhouse Manor’s wrap around decks and shady porches overlook the creek and provide a relaxing location.

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Mountain Lake Watauga Weddings

The Kanawha Valley Stables Cottage offers two large bedrooms, a fireplace and large bath and comfortably sleeps 9 people. The large doors in the front bedroom open to the spacious covered porch overlooking the creek.

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Campsites come with full hook ups that can accommodate large RV’s or just electric hook ups. Our nice bath house is available for all campers. We also offer accommodations for your horses with 40 stalls in our large modern barn.

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