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Raccoon Mountain Dam, Chattanooga

Raccoon Mountain Dam - Chattanooga, Tennessee
Raccoon Mountain Dam
319 West Hills D, Chattanooga, TN 37419Map
Neighborhood: Day trip
Overview

This structure is Tennessee Valley Authority's largest rock-filled dam, measuring 230 feet high and 8,500 feet long. The 520-acre lake atop the mountain is a part of the TVA hydropower system. Take an amazing tour into the mountain, dam and powerhouse. After your tour, settle down to a picnic lunch at one of the many picnic areas or take in the view of the scenic Tennessee Valley where the mountaintop offers a breathtaking vantage point. Admission is free.

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Raccoon Mountain Dam General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 05:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Photo Spots / Photography, Attractions & Landmarks, Educational, Sports and the Outdoors
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