Top 10 Beaches in Tennessee for Swimming

This state park boasts a beautiful lake ideal for swimming, boating, and fishing. The lake is surrounded by stunning views and offers plenty of opportunities for relaxation.

1. South Cumberland State Park

Reelfoot Lake is a naturally formed lake with a unique ecosystem. It's a great place to swim, paddleboard, and explore the diverse wildlife. Note that the water can be cool even in the summer months.

3. Reelfoot Lake State Park

4. Montgomery Bell State Park

This park features several small, secluded swimming holes along the Harpeth River. The calm waters and scenic surroundings make for a relaxing escape.

5. Cumberland Mountain State Park

Cumberland Mountain State Park offers a refreshing swimming experience at Big Creek. Enjoy a dip in the cool waters and admire the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains.

6. David Crockett State Park

This park is home to a popular swimming hole on Big Creek. The clear waters and scenic setting provide an ideal spot for a refreshing swim.

This park offers a large beach area on the shores of Norris Lake. The clear waters and sandy beach are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying a day out with family and friends.

7. Norris Dam State Park

Chickamauga Lake is a large reservoir with many swimming areas. It's a popular spot for boating, fishing, and swimming, offering beautiful views and opportunities for water activities.

8. Chickamauga Lake

This park offers a large beach area on the shores of Pickwick Lake. The beach is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the beautiful views of the lake.

9. Pickwick Landing State Park

The Natchez Trace Parkway offers several opportunities for swimming along its scenic route. The clear, cool waters of the various streams and rivers provide a refreshing escape.

10. Natchez Trace Parkway