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Elizabethton Carter County Tennessee Resources

Road Map at Mapquest.com

Topographic Map at Topoquest

Appalachian Trail Conservancy - The latest information and maps of the Appalachian Trail

Elizabethton Twins - Professional Appalachian League baseball

Overmountain Victory Trail - Walk the trail of American history

Watauga Lake Sailing Club

Cabins/Lodges/Retreats/Outfitters/Outdoor Gear

Roan Mountain State Park Cabins - Near the Doe River

Doe River Gorge - Youth group retreat on the Doe River near Hampton

Lakeshore Resort Cabins - On Watauga Lake

Black Bear Resort - Dennis Cove

Meredith Valley Cabins - On the Watauga River

Bee Cliff Cabins - On the Watauga River

Sugar Hollow Retreat - Near Butler, accomodations for individuals and groups

Watauga Lake Cabin - On Watauga Lake

Watauga Lake Cabin - Near Butler

Camping

Tent camping is allowed in most areas of the Cherokee National Forest, which is a large part of Carter County. There are also trail shelters along the Appalachian Trail. The US Forest Service has several camping areas with limited facilities including one in Dennis Cove. Little Stoney and Carden's Bluff are on Watauga Lake. Some camping areas are closed in the winter months.

The Hamptons - Campground along the Doe River on 19E just south of Hampton. Full RV hookups and tent sites.(423) 725-2634 or 957-9356

Misty Waters Bait and Camping - RV and tent sites across the road from the Watauga River on Wilbur Dam Road. (423) 474-3505

Mountain View RV Park - For self contained units. Along the Doe River near Roan Mountain State Park on Heaton Creek Road. (423) 772-4211

Roan Mountain State Park Campground - A popular destination. Get there a few days early. RV and tent sites.

Stoney Creek RV Park - Overlooking green pasture hills in the country. Full hookups. 108 Price Road (423) 474-3505

Watauga Dam Tailwater TVA Campground - By the river, 29 campsites with electric hookups, restrooms and showers. 744 Wilbur Dam Road (423) 542-3533

Hotels/Motels

Americourt Hotels - Hwy 19E Elizabethton

Travelers Inn - Elizabethton

Marinas

Cove Ridge Marina - On Watauga Lake

Fish Springs Marina - On Watauga Lake

Lakeshore Marina - On Watauga Lake

Mallard Cove Marina - On Watauga Lake

Local Media

Business Journal of Tri-Cities
 
Johnson City Press

Kingsport Times-News

TriCitiesGuide.com - Local information on the Tri Cities area

WBEJ Radio

WCYB TV

WJHL TV- Bristol Herald Courier

WKPT TV
 
WQUT Radio

WRZK K-Rock

Official/Government

City of Elizabethton

Hampton Creek Cove State Natural Area - 693 acres framing a beautiful cleared Appalachian cove

Tennessee Department of Transportation - highway conditions and maps

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - hunting and fishing information

TVA lake levels and dam water release schedule - Find the best times to float and fish the Watauga River. Know before you go!

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