Parks & Recreation

Campbell County was made for outdoor and nature enthusiast!

With Norris Lake, the mountains, and our local park plus 4 state parks all within the county, nature is always right at the tip of your fingers. Take time to expore our area and enjoy the natural beauty where the mountains meet Norris Lake.

Things to Do

Take advantage of the great outdoors in Campbell County! Whether you enjoy playing on the water or in the dirt, we have a place for you.

Soak Up the Sun on Norris Lake

Learn more about area marinas, watercraft rentals, camping and more!

Lonas Young Memorial Park

A County-owned and run park that has a walking trail, swimming area, pavilions, and more!

Venture Offroad

Looking for something adventurous to do? Why not take to the trails in an ATV?

Go for A Hike

Stretch your legs and take a hike through one of our 4 – yes 4 – state parks.

Enjoy the Views

Four scenic byways, The Top Secret Trail, Cumberland Historic Byway, White Lightning Trail, and, designated in 2021, US Scenic Byway Norris Freeway go through Campbell County. Jump in your ride and enjoy the views!

scenic view of Norris Lake Dam

Lonas Young Memorial Park

A Park Built for Community Enjoyment

Lonas Young is our county park that serves our residents and visitors as a place for you to unwind and enjoy our community. The park includes a paved walking trail, a swiming beach area, a large lakeside pavilion, a little league baseball field, tennis courts, a soccer field, a playground, picnic areas and tables, a concession stand, restrooms, and more!

There are various community events that take place at the park, such as our Summer Movie Series where we have a large projector and offer free movies throughout the summer.

Onsite there are primitive camping spots available, and we’re in the process of adding hook ups, so be on the look out!

Lonas Young Memorial Park
Open Daily Daylight to Dusk
975 Demory Road
LaFollette, TN 37766

Often times, we’re looking for seasonal help at the park! If you’re interested, download this application, fill it out, and return it to the Office of the Mayor.

scenic view of Norris Lake Dam

Cove Lake State Park

Wetlands, Woodlands, and Wildlife in a Mountain Valley

Spend the day in nature taking advantage of Cove Lake’s nature trails that are easily accessible to walkers and cyclists, alike. Visitors may enjoy fishing or just simply sitting back and taking in the vista views.

Photo via Cove Lake State Park Facebook credited to J. Phillips Photographic.

Cove Lake State Park
110 Cove Lake Lane
Caryville, TN 37714

scenic view of Norris Lake Dam

Cumberland Trail State Park

High Ridges and Deep Gorges Along the Cumberland Plateau

Also known as the Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail State Park, this park became Tennessee’s 53rd state park in 1998. It’s a linear park that cuts through 11 counties and is best known for it’s great hikes. The park continues to partner with the Cumberland Trails Conference and other organizations to socilit support for more land along the trail.

Photo via Cumberland Trail State Park Facebook

Cumberland Trail State Park
220 Park Road
Caryville, TN 37714

scenic view of Norris Lake Dam

Indian Mountain State Park

Camping, Picnicking, and More at the base of Indian Mountain

This state park is a multi-use facility located in northern Campbell County. It’s 203 acres of fishing, picnicking, camping, and hiking.

Indian Mountain State Park
143 State Park Circle
Jellico, TN 37762

scenic view of Norris Lake Dam

Norris Lake & Norris Dam State Park

Watersports, Camping, History, and More

Take advantage of all the water-related recreational activities available in one of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s cleanest lakes. Use the button below for information regarding marinas, accommodations, and more.

Norris Dam State Park
125 Village Green Circle
Rocky Top, TN 37769


What are the hours of the various parks?

Each park’s hours vary. Please check either their websites or their Facebook pages for the most up-to-date information.

How do I book a camping spot at Lonas Young Park?

For information on booking spots and pavilions for Lonas Young, please visit the Lonas Young Park page.

I’d like to stay in the know of what’s happening at Lonas Young. How may I do that?

While we do our best to provide you with information related to events, closures, etc. of Lonas Young, the best way to have the most current information is to follow them on Facebook.

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