Sugarloaf Mountain Park

escape in the forest

The Sugarloaf Mountain Park is packed with actives, wildlife, camping, and more. There’s sure to be something for everyone here.

Contact

Sugarloaf Mountain Park
2144 TN-40
Benton, TN 37307
(423) 263-0050

More Information

Sugarloaf Mountain Park is located just inside the Cherokee National Forest (CNF) and below the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) dam that creates Lake Ocoee (also called Parksville Lake). The 1,950 acre lake, entirely encompassed by the CNF, is a great for swimming.  This area is a great place to stop and picnic, enjoy nature, and learn from interpretive signs.  The park also has a model of the Olympic whitewater race course.
Ocoee Olympic Model
Situated next to the Ocoee River, at the foot of the Ocoee Dam Number One, this park includes a 1:10 scale model of the 1996 Olympic Whitewater Course that was built upstream at the Ocoee Whitewater Center.  Restrooms, picnic area, and river in-put.  423-263-0050

What People Are Saying

This was a very beautiful drive. It had a lot of overlooks and the trees were very beautiful. We also rode over to Joyce Kilmer Forest. This was a very nice hike and was amazing to see all the older trees. I would advise to take a bathroom break before the trip across the mountain.

Road trip

Linda, NC.

Incredible drive through the Cherokee National Forest. Lots of hiking, waterfalls and mountain streams. Areas of the skyway are rather curvy, so beware. Some like to speed through this area either in road rally’s or on motorcycle. Have seen several severe accidents.
A MUST visit for all the beauty!

Unbelievable beauty

dbauman, TN

We were surprised at how beautiful this route is. Sadly, our trip was cut short from annual undergrowth burning. We will definitely come back this way.

Gorgeous views

Mike, AL.

Nice smooth road that’s a lot of fun with beautiful sights. There’s plenty of pull offs for photos and small hikes and it makes a really nice scenic drive.

Awesome road and view

Illinois

We were in town to view the fall foliage. We hit it just right. This drive is magnificent. Several viewing sights along the way. Take advantage of all if possible.

Beautiful

Bruce, MS.

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Places to stay near here

FIND COMFORT NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE

The Tennessee Overhill region covers several areas that are full of wonderful places to stay. No matter where you end up, you can rest easy knowing days full of fun and adventure await!

I-75 Campground

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Super 8

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Motor Inns of America

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Red Roof Inn

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Hampton Inn

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America’s Best Value

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Scottish Inn

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Econo Lodge

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Days Inn

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