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Been here many times. We picnic here, walk around the dam. Beautiful view from the top. Sit by the dam and watch the birds by the water. If you're lucky, the dam will open to let the water out. Cool site to see. There's a...More
The view from the overlook is peaceful and shows the lake and mountains of the area. My favorite reason to go is the abundance of birds that are near the tail water side of the dam. Heron and Egret nest along the river and feed...More
We crossed the dam a couple of times providing us great views of both the lake and the river on the other side. The dam itself, though historical as part of the TVA, doesn’t have any outstanding features other than the view and the history.
Stopped here on a whim this visit to the Smokies. We got off the Deep Springs exit on I-40 and followed the signs for the Dam. It was probably about a 15 minute drive from the interstate. Once there we decided to check out the...More
We love coming here! People are great and the fishing is some of the best. We love it so much we bought a camper here close to the lake. The sunsets are breath taking!!! Plenty of really interesting history here in Dandridge if you are...More
We go to Douglas Dam frequently. We love to watch the birds and the water. They have an upper parking area where they have picnic tables and beautiful views of the waterways. There are bathroom facilities at the upper viewing area. We have seen turkeys,...More
When I took the exit to get gas..I saw a sign for the dam. I inquired at the gas station if it was close by. I didn't want to venture to far off course and the clerk said it was about 3 miles away..so I...More
Douglas Dam Overlook has a very nice picnic area and beautiful views (restrooms are a plus too) ! You may even spot the Eagles :) If you drive down to the dam, they have benches where you can take in the beauty up-close... More
Douglas Dam Overlook has a very nice picnic area and beautiful views (restrooms are a plus too) ! You may even spot the Eagles :) If you drive down to the dam, they have benches where you can take in the beauty up-close and fish!