Ocoee River Corridor

Activities: Catch Our Drift On & Off The River

Fun Outdoor Activities in Tennessee are in the Ocoee River Corridor

The Ocoee River is full of exciting outdoor fun for everyone. When not experiencing the thrilling Upper or Middle Ocoee River sections, explore the picturesque hiking trails of the Cherokee National Forest, mountain bike on the nationally acclaimed Tanasi and Chilhowee trails, catch trout and other species of fish in the streams and lake, take a relaxing float trip with friends, and much more!

Quick Facts about Activities


Ocoee River Rafting is literally world-class! Choose the Middle or Upper Olympic Ocoee River sections for nonstop fun.

Biking Trails

The Ocoee River boasts two extensive mountain bike systems with easy to challenging trails at Tanasi Trails and Chilhowee Recreation Area.


Swim, paddle, float, and boat in Parksville (Ocoee) Lake, the Lower Ocoee River, Hiwassee River & more. Relaxing fun for all ages.


Try world-class trout fly fishing on the Ocoee & Hiwassee Rivers and fish on Parksville (Ocoee) Lake for bass, catfish, bluegill, and more.


Take to the skies with multiple different zipline courses flying through the lush Cherokee National Forest in the Ocoee River Corridor.

Hiking Trails

Explore 600+ miles of trails in Cherokee National Forest. Keep an eye out for passion flowers - named Ocoee in Cherokee - that gave the Ocoee River its name.