Hiwassee River State Park and Ocoee Recreational River 2018-03-01T20:16:43+00:00

Hiwassee River State Park and Ocoee Recreational River

This park's facilities focus on a twenty-three-mile stretch of the Hiwassee River, the first river in the state's Scenic River program. There are campgrounds and multiple boat-launching ramps. The Cherokee National Forest of the United States Forest Service manages the Ocoee Whitewater Center on the Ocoee River. The Sugarloaf recreational facility includes campgrounds, picnic areas, and 1:10 scale replica of the 1996 Olympic Whitewater course on the Ocoee.

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  • Article Title Hiwassee River State Park and Ocoee Recreational River
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  • Website Name Tennessee Encyclopedia
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  • Access Date September 16, 2019
  • Publisher Tennessee Historical Society
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  • Date of Last Update March 1, 2018