Norris Lake

Tennessee

382Listings
$5K-$2.4M
$73.9MTotal Value
Norris Lake, Tennessee

The Norris Lake real estate market is the second largest marketplace for lake property in Tennessee.

The average list price for Norris Lake homes for sale is $425,000. Normally there are about 230 lake homes for sale at Norris Lake, and 520 listings for lots and land.

Norris Lake is one of Tennessee's largest lakes, and has 809 miles of shoreline. Knoxville's International Airport, the closest major airport, is only an hour away.

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  • 809Mi. of Shoreline
  • 210Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Norris Dam
  • Year Built
    1936
  • Managed By Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Water Drops
    20 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    33,840
  • Public Boat Ramps
    15
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
  • Schedule
    April-September
Campgrounds
(865) 494-9386
N Charles G Seivers Blvd
Clinton, TN 37716
(865) 278-3539
320 Rush Sharp Ln
Sharps Chapel, TN 37866
(865) 494-9369
730 Loyston point Rd
Andersonville, TN 37705
(865) 425-4500
125 Village Green Cir
Rocky Top, TN 37769
  • Counties: Anderson County, Campbell County, Claiborne County, Grainger County, Union County
  • Fish: Striped Bass
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Fire on the Water, fishing tournaments
  • Interesting facts: Named after Senator who helped create TVA
Hospitals
(423) 626-4211
1850 Old Knoxville Rd
Tazewell, TN 37879
Airports
Nashville International Airport
1 Terminal Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
173 miles away
Campbell County Airport
610 Memorial Dr, Jacksboro, TN 37214
17 miles away
About Norris Lake
Beautiful Waters North of Knoxville

Nestled in the rolling hills of Eastern Tennessee, Norris Lake promises turquoise waters and year-round fun for the whole family.

The lake is a desirable location for vacationers and full-time residents just 30 miles north of Knoxville. The McGhee Tyson Airport, Fort Sanders Medical Center, and the University of Tennessee are all found in the city.

Over 30,000 Acres of Water

Norris Lake extends 56 miles up the Power River and 72 miles up the Clinch River, boasting a surface area of 33,400 acres.

It has 800 miles of shoreline with a backdrop of the Tennessee mountain ranges. The lake has a full list of amenities, including 22 marinas and resorts, three state parks, two wildlife management areas, and multiple boat ramps.

Days on the Lake

There are tons of ways to spend the day on Norris Lake. You are welcome to bring watercraft of all kinds, and if you do not have your own, there are ones to rent at the marinas.

It is a popular location for watersports, including water skiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, and tubing. For a more relaxed lake day, set out in a kayak or canoe and explore the lake’s secluded coves.

The entire lake except the marina area is open for swimming, so feel free to take a dip when the day gets hot.

Norris Lake has excellent angling opportunities, featuring healthy amounts of large and smallmouth bass, stripers, black bass, brown and rainbow trout, walleye, perch, and crappie.

Shopping, Dining, and More

While there is plenty to do on Norris Lake, it is always fun to spend time in the city. There is no better place than Knoxville, a short drive from Norris Lake.

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

A Wonderful Destination

Norris Lake is a scenic location for days relaxing or jam-packed with adventure. Its variety of activities and proximity to the city make it an appealing location for a full-time home or vacation rental.