Melton Hill Lake

Tennessee

43Listings$15K-$3.2M$29.5MTotal Value
Melton Hill Lake, Tennessee

Melton Hill Lake real estate is regarded as a smaller but active market in Tennessee for lake homes and lake lots.

Typically, buyers can find 20 Melton Hill Lake homes for sale, and 20 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Melton Hill Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $449,000.

A mid-sized Tennessee lake, Melton Hill Lake has 193 miles of shoreline.

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  • 193Mi. of Shoreline
  • Dam Name
    Melton Hill Dam
  • Year Built
    1960
  • Managed By Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    5,960
  • Public Boat Ramps
    2
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
Marinas
(865) 927-0071
9133 Solway Ferry Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Golf Courses
(865) 483-2291
101 Centennial Blvd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 919-2126
101 Centennial Blvd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 482-2436
150 Gum Hollow Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
Campgrounds
(865) 361-0436
201 Campground Rd
Lenoir City, TN 37771
Sportsman's Campground and RV Park
(865) 435-6009
300 Hoskins Gap Rd
Oliver Springs, TN 37840
(865) 435-1251
555 Windrock Park Ln
Oliver Springs, TN 37840
  • Counties: Anderson County, Knox County, Loudon County, Roane County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Crappie
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Rowing regattas
  • Sailing clubs (Yes)
  • Interesting facts: Nationally recognized rowing course and is a spring training site for collegiate teams from throughout the eastern United States. The reservoir has hosted a number of national championships.
  • Known for: Rowing venue
Hospitals
(865) 271-6000
550 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Dr
Lenoir City, TN 37772
Airports
Nashville International Airport
1 Terminal Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
166 miles away
McGhee Tyson Airport
2055 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701
27 miles away
About Melton Hill Lake
Convenient to Knoxville

Melton Hill Lake stretches 57 miles in Tennessee from Melton Hill Dam to Norris Dam, across the counties of Anderson, Knox, Roane, and Loudon. The lake is a popular attraction for water activities of all kinds.

Interstate 40, Interstate 75, and Oak Ridge Highway are major roadways used to access the lake area.

Knoxville is just 15 to 20 miles east of Melton Hill. The city includes McGhee Tyson Airport, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, and the University of Tennessee.

Stunning Views Around Every Bend

Melton Hill Lake is a serene expanse, spanning 5,470 acres and having 173 miles of shoreline. Its dam was completed in 1903, stands 103-feet tall, and 1,020-feet across.

Its serene waters feature tree-covered hillsides around every bend. Paths along both sides of the reservoir are popular for walking, jogging, and bike riding.

Explore the Oasis

Melton Hill Lake is known for its still, glassy waters. Having the perfect conditions for competitive racing, it is one of the most popular regatta venues in the nation!

Boating, fishing, water skiing, tubing, paddle boarding, kayaking, and canoeing are its other popular activities.

The lake’s primary fish species include musky, largemouth, smallmouth, hybrid, and striped bass, crappie, and skipjack herring. The most popular fishing area is where the warm water flows out from the Bull Run Steam Plant.

A Variety of Attractions

Haw Ridge Park is a 780-acre hiking and biking park on one of Melton Hill’s large peninsulas. It features over 30 miles of mountain biking trails that are just as useful for hiking, jogging, and horseback riding.

There are many geocaches scattered about the park for the treasure hunters. A small BMX track is also featured here. Melton Lake Park, Bull Run Park, and Melton Hill Park are other lakeside parks.

Oak Ridge is home to attractions like the University of Tennessee Arboretum, the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge, and the Oak Ridge Art Center.

Knoxville is home to a wealth of shops, boutiques, restaurants, and bars. Some of its top sights include the Knoxville Zoo, Sunsphere Tower, and Market Square.

Lake Living at its Best

Melton Hill Lake is a wonderful place for a full-time home, weekend getaway, or rental property.