Great Falls Lake

Tennessee

14Listings
$20K-$1B
$10MTotal Value
Great Falls Lake, Tennessee

Located in Tennessee, Great Falls Lake real estate is a limited supply market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

The typical average list prices of Great Falls Lake homes for sale is $543,000. On average, there are 10 lake homes for sale on Great Falls Lake, and 40 lake lots and parcels.

The lake is also known as Great Falls Reservoir. With 120 miles of shoreline, Great Falls Lake is considered one of the many smaller Tennessee lakes.

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  • 120Mi. of Shoreline
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Most)
    Mountains
  • Year Built
    1916
  • Managed By Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    1,800
  • Public Boat Ramps
    1
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
Campgrounds
Happy Camper Campground
(931) 686-4468
4178 Hennessee Bridge Rd
Rock Island, TN 38581
(931) 686-2471
82 Beach Rd
Rock Island, TN 38581
(615) 638-7422
82 Beach Rd
Rock Island, TN 38581
  • Counties: Warren County, White County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Brown Trout, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Muskellunge Pike, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, White Crappie
  • Notable events: Fishing Tournaments, Annual Liberty Square Lester Flatt Celebration
  • Interesting facts: Great Falls Dam is the only dam outside of the Tennessee River Watershed owned by the Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Known for: One of the best kept secret destination lakes in Middle Tennessee
  • History: This part of Tennessee is known for Civil War History. Nearby Sparta is known for the bluegrass movement.
  • Landmarks: Caney Fork Gorge
Hospitals
(615) 215-5000
520 W Main Street
Smithville, TN 37166
Airports
Nashville International Airport
1 Terminal Dr Nashville, TN 37214
79 miles away
Warren Country Memorial Airport
4637 Nashville Hwy, McMinnville, TN 37110
18 miles away
About Great Falls Lake
Rock Island, Tennessee

Great Falls Lake is located in Rock Island, Tennessee, around an hour and 45 minutes away from Nashville.

The Nashville International Airport is under 105 miles away, and the Ascension Saint Thomas River Park Hospital is around 15 miles away.

Residents can shop at Three Star Mall and enjoy the numerous local restaurants, such as Foglight Foodhouse or The Landing.

Lots of Lake

Great Falls Lake is over 1,800 acres and has 120 miles of shoreline, giving residents plenty of space to enjoy the water.

Popular activities on and off the lake include boating, fishing, camping, picnicking, swimming, relaxing at the beach, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, exploring the waterfall, kayaking, water skiing, and tubing.

There is a wide variety of fish to catch in Great Falls Lake, including largemouth bass, channel catfish, bluegill, redear sunfish, and rock bass.

Explore Rock Island

Residents should check out Rock Island State Park, featuring scenic hiking trails, and Great Falls, a 30-foot horseshoe waterfall.

There are many opportunities for outdoor activities, including rock climbing at the Obed Wild and Scenic River, waterboarding, waterskiing, and parasailing on the lakes in the area, and caving at Craighead Caverns.

There is also Cane Creek Park, a community-created mountain bike trail stretching over a 262-acre park.

Explore Nashville

The heart of Nashville is under two hours away, perfect for a day trip to a big city!

As the capital of Tennessee, Nashville lives up to its nickname of being “Music City USA.” It is home to many music attractions such as the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and a variety of record labels.

The nightlife in Nashville is nothing short of amazing. Those of age should check out the downtown bar scene that includes sports bars, karaoke bars, rooftop bars, and famous honky-tonks.

What makes Great Falls Great?

Great Falls Lake is perfect for people who enjoy taking advantage of the wonderful nature surrounding their home. With a great expanse of activities to participate in, residents will never be bored here!