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Mac Point Beach

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

View of Mac Point Beach in Cherokee National Forest

Bring a picnic and spend the day! A white sand beach and shady picnic area with tables and grills occupy a small peninsula jutting out into Lake Ocoee. Restroom/changing facilities are nearby. Across the highway is a fishing pond and camping is available just down the road at Parksville Campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the 2018 season. Will reopen in the spring.
Fees Fee is $3 per vehicle per day.
Open Season: 05/12/2018 - 10/14/2018
Restrictions: All Swimming Areas - Areas are open from 7 AM to 10 PM. Swim inside designated area. No lifeguard on duty, swim at your own risk. Alcohol is prohibited in swim/picnic areas. Boats are prohibited in the swimming area.
Closest Towns: Benton, Tennessee
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Flush Toilets

General Information

Directions: From the Ocoee Ranger Station turn left on Highway 64. Travel about 1.5 miles; Mac Point Beach is on the right

Recreation Map

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Mac Point provides a great escape from the summer heat. Please note that there is no life guard at the beach.
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