ROANE ALLIANCE

We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.

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ROANE ECD

We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong fiscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.

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ROANE TOURISM

We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.

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ROANE CHAMBER

We connect leaders and organizations for the benefit of local and regional business growth.

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EDUCATION MATTERS

We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulfill the workforce opportunities of Roane County’s future.

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RETIRE ROANE

We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.

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We are home to Watts Bar Lake.
Here, it's all about the water!
Soak in Roane
We know how to enjoy life.
Dip into Roane County!
Explore
When in Roane,
Play the day away!
Jump In.
We love good music.
Bluegrass, Singer/Songwriters, Local Bands - Every Week!
Spring into Sounds
Here, time out is a good thing.
Romantic B&B, Lakeside Campgrounds, Cozy Cabins...
Get Away

welcome to roane county.  The best tennessee time out.

Here, time out is a good thing.  Natural beauty and recreation are part of the good life in Roane County.  Located in the Tennessee Valley with a Great Smoky Mountains backdrop, we enjoy four true seasons, generally mild temperatures and miles of picturesque waterfront.

Roane County is home to inviting waterways, opportunities for adventure and relaxing getaways.  Whether you live or vacation here, you'll enjoy fun family festivals, toe-tapping music, the beautiful Watts Bar Lake with its world-class fishing, history that changed our world and delightful historic towns.

Roane County Splash Pad

700+

Lakeshore miles on Watts Bar Lake, one of the largest in the Southeast.

56,000+

Acres of recreation that includes water, parks, trails, wildlife areas and golf courses.

450+

Events & festivals to enjoy year-round.

Rockwood Golf Course

What will you discover in Roane?

  • Watts Bar Lake - a scenic, navigable 39,000-acre lake that can be enjoyed year-round.
  • Manhattan Project National Historical Park - soak up history that changed our world.
  • Whitestone Country Inn - a sanctuary for the soul.
  • Henry/Stafford Agricultural Expo Center has events every weekend like rodeos, horse and dog shows, and tractor pulls.
  • Tennessee Medieval Faire held in May.
  • Caney Creek RV & Riley Creek Campgrounds - both with waterfront sites and full hookups.
  • Roane County Park where you will find a splash pad, disc golf, canoes, trails and picnic pavilions.
  • Princess Theatre, a restored 1920s-era art deco cinema and stage.
  • Bradbury Community Club, live Bluegrass music every Tuesday and 3rd Saturday night.
  • Ladd Landing Listening Room, brings well-known singer/songwriters into town weekly.
  • Athletes can enjoy Storm the Fort Triathlon, Three River Rumble bike race, or Dixie Youth.
  • Rockin' on the River & TN Team Trail are just two of the many annual fishing tournaments held.
  • 450+ festivals & events like Smokin' the Water, Harriman Christmas Home Tour, Thunder Road, and Hooray for Harriman.

Journey through Roane’s landscapes, here in the Tennessee Valley.

Plan your vacation, pinpoint places to explore for a driving tour and detail day trips with our interactive map.

Fort Southwest Park
Ladd Landing
The Pointe at Whitestone
Mount Roosevelt State Forest
Caney Creek Marina
The Princess Theatre
Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Explore.

Spend summer days paddleboarding or cruising on a pontoon, or hiking and biking more than 60 miles of trails. Satisfy your curiosity about what lies within Manhattan Project National Historical Park in the Secret City of Oak Ridge. Give in to the adventure.

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Play.

Enjoy events year-round, from fireworks to fire breathing, classic cars to classic films, and races of all kinds! Music can be heard almost any night, from bluegrass to show tunes and from singer/songwriters to local bands. We know how to enjoy life.

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Stay.

Relax where New England architecture meets East Tennessee natural beauty at the peaceful Whitestone Country Inn. Camp on the water's edge at Riley Creek Campground and Caney Creek RV Resort. Rent a private lakeside cabin or home. For the adventurer, enjoy a night at Windmill Bed & Breakfast, located on the Devil's Triangle and near Windrock Park. Here, time out is a good thing.

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Spend time in Roane’s vibrant community. You’ll appreciate the lifestyle here.

June 27

Bluegrass Jammin' Sessions

6:00pm - 10:00pm

The Bradbury Community Club invites all musicians and groups to come every Tuesday night and jam it up.

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June 28

DOE's Public Bus Tour

11:30am - 2:30pm

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June 28

Harriman Farmers Market

David Webb Riverfront Park 3:00pm - 6:00pm

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June 29

Roane County Highway Department's 5th Annual Picnic

Roane County Park 11:00am - 2:00pm

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June 29

DOE's Public Bus Tour

American Museum of Science and Energy 11:30am - 2:30pm

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June 30

DOE's Public Bus Tour

American Museum of Science and Energy 11:30am - 2:30pm

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July 1

Harriman Farmers Market

David Webb Riverfront Park 8:00am - 12:00pm

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July 1

East TN cutting Horse Assn at the Expo

Roane State Expo Center 10:00am - 7:00pm

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July 1

Public Stargazing

7:30pm - 11:00pm

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July 2

East TN cutting Horse Assn at the Expo

Roane State Expo Center 10:00am - 7:00pm

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