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Eva Beach Recreational Area and Eva Archaeological Site

Outdoor Adventures, Boating
Eva Beach Recreation Area – Cari Griffith

ADA Accessibility Notes

The area is handicapped-accessible.

Where history and recreational fun meet to provide a truly unique destination, Eva Beach is a popular park and recreation area for swimming and boating along the Tennessee River. Recreational features of the area include year round 24 hour public access, swimming, launch site for vessels up to 26', onsite fishing and convenient parking.

The Eva site is a prehistoric Native American encampment which included 180 human burials. University of Tennessee archaeologists excavated the site in 1940. It was a favored living site for thousands of years during the prehistoric Archaic Period, now known to date circa 8000 to 1000 B.C. A stone marking the dig that uncovered ruins is located inside the park owned by Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

How to Get There

Eva Beach Recreational Area is located off Highway 191 N (Pilot Knob Rd) on Eva Beach Drive in Eva, Tennessee

From Nashville:

Get on I-40 W/I-65 N
3 min (0.8 mi)

Follow I-40 W to TN-191 N/Birdsong Rd in Benton County. Take exit 133 from I-40 W
1 h 7 min (75.7 mi)

Follow TN-191 N to Eva Beach Dr in Eva

From Clarksville:

Take Main St to N Riverside Dr/U.S. 41 Alt Bypass
2 min (0.3 mi)

Take TN-13 S/TN-48 S to TN-149 W
7 min (3.9 mi)

Turn right onto TN-149 W
24 min (21.7 mi)

Follow TN-13 S and US-70 W to US-70 BUS W in Benton County
44 min (36.4 mi)

Follow US-70 BUS W and TN-191 N to Eva Beach Dr in Eva