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Roane County is made for outdoor adventure. On foot or by bike, our trails will lead you through a natural wonderland. With lush green campsites, wildlife management areas (WMAs) and refuges, there’s never a shortage of places to get away from civilization and wander the ridges and shorelines. From city parks in quaint downtowns to rugged greenways and wildlife areas with thousands of acres, our parks are great places for birdwatching, biking, hiking, swimming and paddling. Wander the trails and forests of Roane County for breathtaking scenery and wildlife.
You’ll find that getting off the beaten path to spot some incredible flora and fauna is a great way to Roam in Roane. Walk through Lakeshore Park and the Gupton Wetlands, known for their plethora of plant and animal life. Bring a steady hand and your camera to the Roane County Park or Ladd Park & Greenway to capture some incredible photos of wild flowers and the creatures who love them.
This park is every adventurer's dream. A Buckeye Butterfly rests on a Black-eyed Susan at Lakeshore Park, located on a peninsula on the Emory River. Photo by Aaron Brandon
Bring your binoculars and a camera because the Gupton Wetlands is full of wildlife just waiting to be discovered! Photo by Rick Mcculley
Watts Bar Lake can be easily accessed all over Roane County giving you plenty of opportunity to explore! Photo by Hawk Aerial Imaging
Ozone Falls plunges 110 feet over a sandstone cap rock into a deep blue, rock-strewn pool. Small open glades occur on the bluffs that support native grasses and prairie plants creating the perfect atmosphere for adventure. Photo by Aaron Brandon
This park is Roane County's largest. The 1.5 mile paved walking trail is the perfect way for a beginner to wander about the forest. Yellow Lady's Slipper, Photo by Rick Mcculley
Located in Kingston where the Clinch River meets the Emory, this 3.8 mile roundtrip scenic terrain in Ladd Landing is perfect for biking, walking, and exercising while you roam. Silver-spotted Skipper Butterfly on a Wild Azalea Photo by Rick Mcculley