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Things to do during "cabin time" in Jacksboro
Norris Lake cabin and cottage rentals in Jacksboro, TN border the very scenic North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area, a multi-use trail system teeming with picturesque views and lively flora and fauna. Just a short drive south is the Norris Dam State Park, offering visitors excellent fishing, hiking and horseback riding. Bring your own boat or rent one from the marina at Norris Lake for a fun day on the water. The park hosts year-round, family-friendly events that welcome visitors from across the U.S. Just west of Jacksboro lies a stunning mountain valley, home to the Cove Lake State Park. With so much to do, Jacksboro remains a hotspot for outdoor enthusiasts.
Trophy bass, walleye and crappie can be caught in Norris Lake from shore or a boat. Head over to the smaller Cove Lake for a relaxing picnic and fishing at the state park. If you’re looking for hiking trails, you’ve come to the right place. Jacksboro is surrounded by protected trails in every direction; nearby state parks and the wildlife management area all boast miles of pristine hike and bike paths. Birding remains a very popular activity in the area. Cove Lake is known as a "magnet for migrating birds" while Norris Lake is home to countless eagles and waterfowl. In the nearby town of La Follette you’ll find two golf courses worthy of a tee time. The Greens at Deerfield is an 18-hole, par-71 course with equipment rentals available.
Experience a blast from the past when you visit the Lenoir Museum in Norris. Rare Appalachian artifacts and photos from before the dam’s construction draw in curious vacationers. The nearby Rice Grist Mill is over 200 years old and symbolizes the area’s technological evolution. In October, Norris celebrates Pickin’ in the Park, a tribute to older bluegrass bands that gave the area its unique character.
For a dining experience unlike any other, check out the Tiki Club in at the Deerfield Cove Marina. Order your favorite drink and grub on this floating bar. Bring back food to enjoy in the comfort of your own lodge or cabin with Katie’s Carry Out and Catering. Excellent burgers and sandwiches make Katie’s a local favorite. In Jacksboro, Charley’s Pizza Parlor Is getting rave reviews. Great pizza, pasta and service make Charley’s a must-visit for famished families. Throughout the year, great food, outdoor recreation and scenic views make Jacksboro lodges and cottages a one-of-a-kind vacation destination.
Make sure you talk to the Jacksboro cabin rental owners about the many seasonal events and day trips. Compare cabins and Norris Lake lodging here, then book DIRECTLY with the owner or local manager and skip those booking website traveler fees.