It’s almost November, which means our beautiful green forests are transforming into breathtaking yellows, oranges, and reds. As much as we love the lushness of summer around here, we are so excited to see autumn’s beauty transform Roane County’s landscapes. People love to go “leaf peeping” to see the gorgeous colors, which can lead toRead More Leaf Peeping Around Roane
Life Along the 652
Roane County was 1 of the 5 Pilot Communities chosen in 2019 to help launch a new program created by the University of Tennessee’s School of Landscape Architecture, called the Tennessee Riverline 652. This program is “a vision for North America’s next great regional trail system” – think Appalachian Trail on water. The trail is the 652Read More Life Along the 652
A Bird’s Eye View of Roane County
Nestled behind the iconic Kingston TVA Steam Plant, Lakeshore Park is one of the best birdwatching sites in the region.
Things to Do July 4th Weekend in Roane
While the temps are rising, like a typical Tennessee summer, this July 4th holiday weekend is going to be different to say the least. Many of our usual Independence Day celebrations have been cancelled due to COVID-19.
David Webb Riverfront Park Celebrates 21 Years!
Today, the City of Harriman, celebrated 21 years at David Webb Riverfront Park. And of course, the namesake and man behind the park – David Webb – was honored, along with friends and family who built memorials or gardens to make it the park it is today. This marked the 21st anniversary of the openingRead More David Webb Riverfront Park Celebrates 21 Years!
Rollin’ on the Riverfront
If you’ve driven through Harriman, you’ve crossed over the bridge that runs over the river. Did you know that underneath that bridge and to it’s left and right, there’s a BEAUTIFUL park? David Webb Riverfront Park is a labor of love created by a team of volunteers led by David Webb, longtime owner of theRead More Rollin’ on the Riverfront
Storm the Fort & Take Home the Cannon
Most days are calm and quiet at Fort Southwest Point in Kingston. This reconstructed pioneer fort and museum overlooks the lake and preserves a serene part of Roane County history. However, there’s one day every year where people come to storm the fort. Sounds intense, right? The Storm the Fort Half & Sprint Triathlon isRead More Storm the Fort & Take Home the Cannon
A Day in the Park
I spent a couple hours at the Roane County Park in Harriman park running, walking, and sitting on the bench watching the ducks in the water and the kids on the playgound. I love the park – the water, the walking trail, the swimming area and splash pad, the disc golf course, the wildlife, theRead More A Day in the Park
An Afternoon of Golf: Rockwood Golf and Country Club
A few weeks ago my husband and I soaked up some sunshine and played at the 9-hole Rockwood Golf and Country Club. I had never played that particular course and, boy, was it hilly! Walk the course if you’re looking for a bit of a workout. We went the golf cart route… Rates are reasonable andRead More An Afternoon of Golf: Rockwood Golf and Country Club