Fontana Dam Road
Fontana Dam, NC 28713
+1 865 436 1200 (Tourist Information)
Built in 1940 over the Little Tennessee river, Fontana Dam is gigantic and about 150 meters in height. Known to be one of the tallest dams in Eastern United States, this dam plays a pivotal role in generating electricity for the Tennessee Valley and forms the Little Fontana Lake. Maintained by Tennessee Valley Authority, this dam is a huge tourist attraction and offers an amazing view of the Appalachian Trail that crosses over the dam.