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Area Guide

Recreational & Cultural Opportunities

The following links offer general information about parks, cultural events, and recreational opportunities available. All locations listed are within a few hours' drive.

  • Oak Ridger (newspaper)
  • Oak Ridge Reservation
    • The Oak Ridge Reservation has more than 45 known prehistoric sites, 250 pre-WWII structures (such as Freels Bend cabin, shown above), and a number of historically significant Manhattan Project structures. A Research Park brief, "Cultural Resources on the Oak Ridge Reservation" is now available in pdf form. Contact Pat Parr at 576-8123 with your name and mailing address for a hard copy or see the Research Park Briefs website.

Knoxville and Knox County

Area Attractions

Boat/Jet Ski Rentals at local marinas

Concerts and Events


Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Train Rides

Whitewater Rafting