Ocoee Recreational Area
The oldest man-made lake in the Cherokee National Forest, it was created in 1910-11 with the building of Ocoee Dam Number One (Parksville Dam). Sometimes known as Lake Ocoee, this 1,930-acre is popular for water skiing, pontoon boating, jet skiing, swimming, and picnicking. It has two public boat launches located along Hwy 64. Just below the dam is Sugarloaf Park where visitors can picnic and view a scale model of the Olympic canoe and kayak course. Location: Located along Hwy 64 between Ocoee, TN and Ducktown, TN.