Parksville Boat Launch

Parksville Boat Launch provides access to the northeastern portion of Parksville Lake. The launch has two ramps - the west ramp is suitable for boats, while the east ramp is shallow and only suitable for small craft like jet-skis or canoes. A vault toilet and parking are available. Overflow parking is available in a gravel lot between Parksville Boat Launch and East Parksville Boat Launch.

Parksville Lake has bass, trout, blue gill, catfish, yellow perch and crappie. Campsites are dispersed along the lakeshore.

Parksville Beach and Mac Point are two popular swimming areas located nearby. Parksville Lake Campground is located north of the lake on Hwy. 30, and hiking trails are available at Chilhowee Recreation area. Picnic tables can be found at Mac Point and Chilhowee Recreation area.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year-round.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets,Parking
Fees: $3.00 per vehicle day use fee.
Best Season: Spring, Summer and Fall
  • Please pay recreation fee upon entering.
  • Alcohol is prohibited.
  • Overnight camping is not allowed.
  • Obey all water traffic signs.
  • No swimming.
Closest Towns: Benton, TN and Reliance, TN
Water: No
Restroom: Vault
Passes: Digital Pass Icon
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information


From the Ocoee Ranger Station turn left onto Highway 64. Travel about 0.9 mile to the boat ramp on the right.

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Lake and Pond Fishing

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Toilets: Vault
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