Enjoy excellent trout fishing and relaxation at the Clinch River Lodge.
After a great day of fishing for rainbow, brook, and brown trout, hang your waders up, grab a chair on the wrap around porch, and watch the sun bring its evening colors right up the beautiful Clinch River in Tennessee. Just 20 minutes north of Knoxville, TN, you will find some great tailwater below Norris dam where the water's temperature is 50-60 degrees year round.
We built the Lodge approximately 100 yards downstream from where my grandfather, father, and brothers enjoyed a deep pool and the excitement of getting up in the morning with the fog and the beauty of the river ... all of us wading and casting for the trout it holds. Here at the Lodge the river really does 'run through it.'
The Clinch River Lodge sleeps 16. It has 5 bedrooms with 5 baths. Two of the bedrooms have queen sized beds. One of the bedrooms has a long bunk bed with a full bed below and a twin above. The other 2 bedrooms have3 bunk beds in each - one of these bunk beds has a full bed below and a twin above. The Lodge has 3 levels with a wrap around porch and a view downstream as the river sets on the water. The great room has a movie screen available for projected films (you provide the projector). It is also equipped with a 42'' HD Flat Screen TV and DVD with a small video library for your view pleasure.
The Clinch River Lodge sits right on the Clinch River about 4 miles downstream from Norris Dam. It is right on the trophy section of the river. The Tennessee state record brown of 28 lbs. was caught about a mile upstream.
Other Things to Do ...
Two miles away - The Museum of Appalachia, as a Smithsonian affiliate, is a living history museum which presents the lifeways of the Appalachian peoples through artifacts, exhibitions and programs. The 65-acre site includes three dozen authentic log structures and two large display buildings surrounded by authentic split rail fences, gardens and pastures with a working farm, sawmill and live farm animals. Also, within an hours drive are Dollywood, Gatlinburg, and Knoxville, Tennessee.
We welcome you to our dream come true - The Clinch River Lodge in Tennessee.
The Clinch River Lodge is right on the trophy section of The Clinch River. It is located about 4 miles below Norris Dam on the beautiful tailwater flowing from the dam. Trout fisherman seek out the river for its beauty and the three varieties of trout that live there - brook, rainbow, and brown trout. The state record brown was caught just 1 mi. upstream from the lodge.
We are also very near the Museum of Appalachia, a Smithsonian affiliate, and a wondrous walk into the past. Even Mark Twain's old cabin is located there along with many other remembrances of mountain living long ago. The town of Clinton is nearby with its variety of stores featuring antiques. And, Knoxville is 15 minutes away with dining and many forms of entertainment.
There are great walking and hiking trails near the dam, and at night, many drive there just to watch the deer come out to graze in the grassy meadows.
Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing