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Fort Loudoun State Historic Park

Accessible

Birding

Fishing

Hiking

Paddling

Restrooms

Running

Shelter

Trails

Picnic Area

One of the earliest British fortifications on the western frontier, built in 1756,  reconstructed during the Great Depression and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965. Interpretive Center provides detailed information on the reconstructed fort and the area’s history. Access to Tellico Lake for paddling and fishing; bass and catfish are primary gamefish; birding opportunities for shorebirds, osprey and bald eagles; 5 miles of trails weave through the woodlands, grassy fields, and along the lake’s shore; the shoreline trail offers impressive vistas of the highest peaks along the Smokies and the Cherokee National Forest plus a scenic overlook from the Ridgetop Trail; paddlers can rent kayaks and SUP (paddles and life jackets provided); personal paddle-craft are welcome.

Connects: Tellico Lake

ADDRESS

338 Fort Loudoun Rd.
Vonore, TN 37885

PHONE

Greenways and Trails

Natural Trail: 5 miles Difficulty: moderate

AMENITIES

Trails, hiking, running, fishing, paddling, bird watching, picnic areas, shelter, restrooms

HOURS

Park Office Hours – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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