Hiwassee Lake is a 6,090 acre lake. The lake is 22 miles long, has over 163 miles of shoreline, approximately 7% of which has development of some form. It collects water from a 968 square-mile watershed.
Apalachia Lake is a 1,100 acre lake. The lake is 9.8 miles long, has 31 miles of shoreline and collects rainfall from a 1,018 square-mile watershed. This is a designated Wilderness Reserve Lake with no development along the visible shoreline.
Cherokee Lake is a 50 acre lake built in 1942 to be used as a recreational area. Fishing, swimming, and picnicing are common activities. It also serves as a wildlife protection area and is enclosed by forest service property.
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