Watauga Lake News

4/3/2018 10:56:00 AM
WTKR
As part of the tours, visitors can join Dorothy and friends on a journey down the yellow brick road. Watauga Lake Magazine reported that the park had 400,000 visitors during its first summer in 1970. It was once the second most popular tourist park on the ...

3/30/2018 9:48:00 AM
WGHP
As part of the tours, visitors can join Dorothy and friends on a journey down the yellow brick road. Watauga Lake Magazine reported that the park had 400,000 visitors during its first summer in 1970. It was once the second most popular tourist park on the ...

2/6/2018 5:08:00 PM
Johnson City Press
The storm blew down several trees in the area and two people were killed at Watauga Lake. The city hired the Mattern and Craig engineering firm to confirm the bridge was safe and no emergency action was required. After Mattern and Craig’s study was ...

1/18/2018 8:07:00 PM
Johnson City Press
The Watauga River runs right behind the church property, but as church members point out, the water comes through the dam from the depths of Watauga Lake and is icy cold, even in July and August. Wilson said that problem was solved by Nancy Byrd ...

1/1/2018 5:51:00 PM
Johnson City Press
HAMPTON — The annual New Year’s Day sailboat race on Watauga Lake truly merited its name this year. With snow still speckled along the lakeshore, excruciating cold temperatures and a brisk breeze greeted the seven boat crews who braved the climate to ...

1/1/2018 11:56:00 AM
WJHL
The Watauga Lake Sailing Club held its annual Frostbite Sailing Race Monday afternoon. The event was fitting of its name with below freezing temperatures across the Tri-Cities on New Year’s Day. Not many even wanted to be outside, but sailors said ...

1/1/2018 8:22:00 AM
Johnson City Press
HAMPTON — The annual New Year’s Day sailboat race on Watauga Lake truly merited its name this year. With snow still speckled along the lakeshore, excruciating cold temperatures and a brisk breeze greeted the seven boat crews who braved the climate to ...

12/29/2017 12:16:54 AM
WAFB
Paris Winery, a 100-acre working family farm in Tennessee boasts 26 different wines to choose from,; Hightower Creek Vineyards, located in scenic North Georgia is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains; Watauga Lake Winery is housed in a restored historic ...

12/28/2017 7:16:00 PM
WBOC
Paris Winery, a 100-acre working family farm in Tennessee boasts 26 different wines to choose from,; Hightower Creek Vineyards, located in scenic North Georgia is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains; Watauga Lake Winery is housed in a restored historic ...

12/28/2017 7:16:00 PM
ABC6
Paris Winery, a 100-acre working family farm in Tennessee boasts 26 different wines to choose from,; Hightower Creek Vineyards, located in scenic North Georgia is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains; Watauga Lake Winery is housed in a restored historic ...

12/26/2017 6:57:00 PM
Johnson City Press
This year’s New Year’s Day sailboat race on Watauga Lake seems destined to fulfill its namesake. With below-freezing temperatures expected all day, spectators and participants should certainly considering wearing additional layers during the 18th ...

12/26/2017 1:36:00 AM
Johnson City Press
This year’s New Year’s Day sailboat race on Watauga Lake seems destined to fulfill its namesake. With below-freezing temperatures expected all day, spectators and participants should certainly considering wearing additional layers during the 18th ...

12/26/2017 1:36:00 AM
Johnson City Press
This year’s New Year’s Day sailboat race on Watauga Lake seems destined to fulfill its namesake. With below-freezing temperatures expected all day, spectators and participants should certainly considering wearing additional layers during the 18th ...

12/5/2017 7:26:00 PM
Johnson City Press
Another fall scene is more familiar but still a rare piece of beauty. Joyce Manuel’s “The View” depicts Watauga Lake as scene on a beautiful fall day from a mountain 500 feet above the mountain-rimmed lake. It is a show in which some of the best ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/9/2017 9:24:00 PM
Williamson Daily News
WATAUGA, Tenn. - On Nov. 4th and 5th the Tug Valley Bass Anglers held its ninth tournament of the 2017 season on Watauga Lake in Tennessee. There were 22 anglers who competed in the event. This was the Club Classic, the final tournament of the year ...

11/8/2017 12:27:11 PM
Mount Airy News
The 6th-Annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium took place Wednesday on the campus of Surry Community College at The Shelton-Badgett NC Center for Viticulture and Enology. After a full day of workshops, lectures and talks from industry ...

10/31/2017 6:10:00 PM
Johnson City Press
Lawrence is well known in Elizabethton. He is the former owner of Mallard Cove Marina on Watauga Lake and now owns Doe River Technology Services. Hughes has worked in leather since age 15 in Dayton, Ohio. "I started out co-oping as a freshman in high ...

10/31/2017 6:01:00 PM
Johnson City Press
Lawrence is well known in Elizabethton. He is the former owner of Mallard Cove Marina on Watauga Lake and now owns Doe River Technology Services. Hughes has worked in leather since age 15 in Dayton, Ohio. "I started out co-oping as a freshman in high ...

10/29/2017 3:40:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/18/2017 7:24:00 PM
Daily Princetonian
I’m also excited to hang out with my brother since we’ll both be here. [Kindred Spirit on Watauga Lake, Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee for their last day of their 2016 fall tour.] Owen Smitherman ’17 serves as an intern for Princeton Christian ...

10/16/2017 6:38:00 AM
Johnson City Press
It starts at the trailhead on TN 67 in Hampton, near Watauga Lake. But have you been to Upper Laurel Fork Falls? Or Dennis Cove Falls? Or False Dennis Cove Falls? Despite being just a few miles upstream of popular Laurel Fork Falls, Upper Laurel Fork Falls ...

10/15/2017 3:27:00 AM
Johnson City Press
It starts at the trailhead on TN 67 in Hampton, near Watauga Lake. But have you been to Upper Laurel Fork Falls? Or Dennis Cove Falls? Or False Dennis Cove Falls? Despite being just a few miles upstream of popular Laurel Fork Falls, Upper Laurel Fork Falls ...

10/14/2017 9:22:00 PM
greensboro.com
Banner Elk Winery is a stop on the High Country Wine Trail, which also includes Grandfather Vineyards & Winery, Linville Falls Winery and Watauga Lake Winery. Flat Top Mountain Brewery (567 Main St.) The Banner Elk brewery opened about three years ago ...

10/14/2017 4:34:00 AM
onlyinyourstate.com
The Captain’s Table is located on the banks of Watauga Lake, and has made a name for itself as one of the most hospitable and delicious restaurants on the east side. Have you enjoyed a meal by the back windows?

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/14/2017 1:32:00 AM
weichert.com
(21.9 mi) and Sugar Mtn. (24.8 mi), Watauga Lake (30 mi) NASCAR Bristol (36.5 mi), the Biltmore House in Ashville NC(72 mi) and Shopping and Medical in Elizabethton (18 mi) and Johnson City(27 mi). There is a 12X16 site built building on the property that ...

9/8/2017 9:27:00 PM
Greeneville Sun
Meet at Hardees, Asheville Highway, 7 a.m. Details: Mike Jones, 639-3634. Sept. 10 —Easy, 5-mile hike on AT at Watauga Lake Dam. Meet at Food City, 11-E Bypass, 1:30 p.m. Details: David Douthat, 639-8567. Sept. 16 — Strenuous, 10-mile hike to Mt.

9/8/2017 12:50:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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9/8/2017 10:27:00 AM
Johnson City Press
This is your chance to actually “stomp” the grapes! Dress up and take part in the “Lucille Ball” look-alike contest. There will be food, fun and wine! There is no charge and reservations are not required. Fun for all ages.

9/5/2017 3:16:00 PM
elizabethton.com
Watauga Lake Winery is inviting the community to join them in celebrating the harvest with an old-fashioned Grape Stomp. The winery is starting its sixth year of operation, and this will be the fifth year they have hosted the Grape Stomp according to Linda ...

9/3/2017 5:00:00 PM
homesandland.com
The Watauga River is situated below one of the cleanest lakes in the country (Watauga Lake) and offers some of the best fishing in the South! Fishermen across the country visit year round to experience some of the most exhilarating trips of their lives!

8/29/2017 5:00:00 PM
www.tripadvisor.com
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability. How can I contact the owner? Initially, you may contact the owner via the ...

8/28/2017 5:00:00 PM
eventsinusa.net
I sent an invite to some friends that might be interested: Ami and I are going in on renting a single jet ski for the day. If we get 2 other people to rent for the day, it reduces the price from 120 to 90 per jet ski. Come join us for some fun on the lake.

8/22/2017 7:33:00 PM
Johnson City Press
BUTLER — The 13th Annual Watauga Lake Triathlon will take place Saturday, Aug. 28, starting at 8 a.m. and there is still time to register for the event. The triathlon consists of a 1,000 meter swim, a 35-kilometer bicycle ride and an 8-kilometer run.

8/22/2017 3:18:00 AM
Johnson City Press
BUTLER — The 13th Annual Watauga Lake Triathlon will take place Saturday, Aug. 28, starting at 8 a.m. and there is still time to register for the event. The triathlon consists of a 1,000 meter swim, a 35-kilometer bicycle ride and an 8-kilometer run.

8/21/2017 6:41:00 AM
trailjournals.com
Follow an old railroad to Laurel Falls, then follows the creek to Pond Mountain. Pond climb was long but not hard. Trail crosses road at mile 8.7, where there is a beach area by Watauga Lake. Trial then follows shore and crosses Watauga Dam. Very nice hike.

8/17/2017 6:34:00 AM
Johnson City Press
They are: Roan Mountain, Watauga Lake, Elizabethton, Watauga River, Stoney Creek, Doe River Gorge and Tweetsie Trail. Humphrey said the county's tourism assets have figured prominently into a recent hotel feasibility study. One hotel developer has recently ...

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)





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