One of the most popular past times of both our locals and visitors in Jefferson County is boating.  There are many conveniently located free public boat ramps on both Douglas and Cherokee lakes.  Find Marinas, Boat Ramps, Slips, and other public boat access for Cherokee and Douglas Lakes in Jefferson County.

Douglas Lake


Dandridge Public Boat Dock/TWRA Ramp (Free Access)

100 Public Drive

Dandridge, TN 37725

Douglas Dam Boat Launch (Free Launch)

2828 Douglas Dam Rd

Kodak, TN 37764

Fanchers Campground Boat Ramp (Access Fee)

Roundhouse Road

Dandridge, TN


 Inspiration Point (Access Fee)

1234 Owens Ln, Dandridge

TN 37725

TWRA Leadvale Access (Free Access)

3553 Leadvale Road

White Pine, TN 27890

Moon Hill Bridge (Free Launch)

2632 Chestnut Hill Road

Dandridge, TN 37725


TWRA Nina Boat Launch (Free Access)

2610 Lakeside Drive

White Pine, TN 37890

TWRA Shady Grove Boat Launch (Free Launch)

1815 Empress Way

Dandridge, TN 37725

TWRA Spring Creek Boat Launch (Free Access)

2117 Oak Grove Rd

Dandridge, TN 37725


TVA Swanns Chapel Boat Launch (Free Access)

1427-1499 Flat Woods Road

Dandridge, TN 37725

TWRA Walter’s Bridge Launch (Free Access)

1459 US-25E Scenic

Newport, TN 37821


Cherokee Lake


TWRA Byrd Branch Launch (Free Access)

802 Navajo Drive

Jefferson City, TN 37760

TVA Cherokee Dam (Free Access)

2805 TN- HWY 92

Jefferson City, TN 37760

 TWRA Oakland Hollow Launch (Free Access)

15053 Lake Shore Dr

Rutledge, TN 37861