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Sink Mountain Boat Ramp


Sink Mountain Boat Ramp is located at the end of the paved Forest Road 298 off TN Hwy 167.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Sunrise to sunset. Open year round.
Fees There is a parking fee. The fee is $2 per vehicle per day or a Cherokee National Forest Pass for $30 per year. Contact the Watauga Ranger District for more information at 423-735-1500.
Restrictions: Alcohol prohibit.
Closest Towns: Located between Hamton and Mountain City, TN and near the community of Butler, TN.

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