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Rhea Springs Recreation Area

Natural Area, Lake, River, or Waterfall

Rhea Springs Day Use area is located on Watts Bar Reservoir on the Piney River at mile 3.3L (Tennessee River 532.5R) in Rhea County, Tennessee. The Day Use area is located off of Rhea Springs Road in Spring City, Tennessee. It includes approximately 30.06 acres and 1,837.14 feet of shoreline. The site has one bathhouse, 42 picnic tables, one 6'x35' long fishing pier, a 20 space parking lot and paved circle drive.

How to Get There

Located North East of Spring City, TN in Rhea County. From Chattanooga, take Highway 27 North to Spring City, Turn right Vanns Creek Road, turn left at the stop sign onto Toestring Valley Road, go about 3 miles and turn right on Rhea Springs Road. Take Rhea Springs Road all the way to the end until you see the lake.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets will love this recreation area! Take them for a walk along the lake and enjoy a picnic lunch, too!

Recreational Opportunities

Swimming, Fishing, Boating, Camping


Seasons Accessible

All-season accessible---weather permitting and lake levels affect boating and fishing.




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