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Boone-Lake , named for the famous frontiersman, Daniel Boone, is located in northeastern Tennessee near Johnson City and Jonesboro. The exact location of Boone Reservoir Dam is at mile marker 18.6 on the south fork of the Holston River. Boone Lake is 32 miles long, a Tennessee Valley Authority lake with 130 miles of shoreline and many lake activities such as boating, fishing and swimming. Pedal boats and pontoon boats, even houseboats, are available for rent at some of the marinas located around the lake. A couple of the marinas also have on-site restaurants. The city of Jonesboro, Tennessee's oldest settlement, is just twelve miles away and offers antique shops, cafes and restaurants and specialty stores. Free concerts are given in Jonesboro's colorful downtown area every Friday night from May through September. Jonesboro is also called "The storytelling capital of the world," and has hosted an annual National Storytelling Festival for over 30 years. Other attractions near Boone Lake include the Cherokee National Forest, part of the Appalachian Trail, rafting on the Nolichucky River, and the Bristol Motor Speedway. Boone Lake, in the heart of the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of northeast Tennessee, is a place of great natural beauty and cultural heritage.

Surrounding areas: Englewood, Tennessee (4.9 mi), Johnson City, Tennessee (8.1 mi), Kingsport, Tennessee (8.8 mi), Bluff City, Tennessee (10.1 mi), Jonesborough, Tennessee (10.3 mi), Big Sandy, Tennessee (12.3 mi), Bristol, Tennessee (16.1 mi)

Boone Lake Vacation Rentals

Boone Lake Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Comfort Inn South4624 Fairlane DrKingsport, TN4.0 mi.(423) 239-7447
Jameson Inn119 Pinnacle DrJohnson City, TN4.7 mi.(423) 282-0488
La Quinta Inn #935-kingsport10150 Airport PkwyKingsport, TN4.9 mi.(423) 323-0500
Comfort Suites3118 Browns Mill RdJohnson City, TN6.1 mi.(423) 610-0010
Ramada Limited2606 N Roan StJohnson City, TN6.9 mi.(423) 282-4011
Super 8 Motel108 Wesley StJohnson City, TN6.9 mi.(423) 282-8818
Holiday Inn-johnson City101 W Springbrook DrJohnson City, TN7.0 mi.(423) 282-4611
Days Inn2312 Browns Mill RdJohnson City, TN7.5 mi.(423) 282-2211
Red Roof Inn210 Broyles DrJohnson City, TN7.6 mi.(423) 282-3040
Quality Inn & Suites207 E Mountcastle DrJohnson City, TN7.8 mi.(423) 282-3335
Hampton Inn-Kingsport2000 Enterprise PlKingsport, TN8.0 mi.(423) 247-3888
Garden Plaza Hotel211 Mockingbird LnJohnson City, TN8.1 mi.(423) 929-2000
Cleeks Motel2760 East Stone DrKingsport, TN8.4 mi.(423) 228-9996
Comfort Inn100 Indian Center CtKingsport, TN8.4 mi.(423) 378-4418
Econo Lodge1704 E Stone DrKingsport, TN8.6 mi.(423) 245-0286
Meadowview Conference Resort1901 Meadowview PkwyKingsport, TN8.6 mi.(423) 587-6520
Microtel Inn1708 E Stone DrKingsport, TN8.6 mi.(423) 390-2110
The Jam N'jelly Inn1310 Indian Ridge RdJohnson City, TN9.1 mi.(423) 929-0039
Hampton Inn508 N State Of Franklin RdJohnson City, TN9.3 mi.(423) 929-8000
Americinn Lodge & Suites376 E Jackson BlvdJonesborough, TN9.7 mi.(423) 753-3100
Sleep Inn Inn & Suites2020 Franklin Terrace CtJohnson City, TN10.0 mi.(423) 915-0081
Best Western Colonial Inn4234 Ft Henry DrKingsport, TN10.1 mi.(423) 239-3400
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites1217 Stewball CirKingsport, TN10.1 mi.(423) 723-2300
Jameson Inn - Kingsport3004 Bays MeadowKingsport, TN10.1 mi.(423) 230-0539
Ramada Inn Kingsport2005 Ln Masa DrKingsport, TN10.1 mi.(423) 245-0217
Sleep Inn & Suites200 Hospitality PlKingsport, TN10.1 mi.(423) 279-1811
Comfort Inn Of Johnson City1900 S Roan StJohnson City, TN10.7 mi.(423) 928-9600
Super 8700 Lynn Garden DrKingsport, TN11.0 mi.(423) 246-5515
Days Inn Kingsport805 Lynn Garden DrKingsport, TN11.1 mi.(423) 246-7126
Comfort Inn-elizabethton1515 19e BypElizabethton, TN14.2 mi.(423) 542-4466
Bristol Lodging Services LLC111 Holiday DrBristol, TN14.3 mi.(423) 968-1101
Hampton Inn3299 W State StBristol, TN14.4 mi.(423) 764-3600
Regency Inn975 Volunteer PkwyBristol, TN16.6 mi.(423) 968-9474
Howard Johnson Inn2221 Euclid AveBristol, VA16.6 mi.(276) 669-7171
Knights Inn2221-2 Euclid AveBristol, VA16.6 mi.(276) 669-7171
Microtel Inn & Suites Bristol131 Bristol East RdBristol, VA17.6 mi.(276) 669-8164
Econo Lodge912 Commonwealth AveBristol, VA17.8 mi.(276) 466-2112
Super 8 Motel Bristol2139 Lee HwyBristol, VA20.2 mi.(276) 466-8800
Holiday Inn Express2002 Temple HL RdErwin, TN20.4 mi.(423) 743-4100
Comfort Inn2368 Lee HwyBristol, VA20.7 mi.(276) 466-3881

Boone Lake Weather & Climate

The climate of the northeastern Tennessee mountains is temperate with moderately cold winters and warm, humid summers. Precipitation is fairly well distributed throughout the year; as there is no distinct wet or dry seasons. October has the least rainfall, July the most. Snowfall is quite variable from year to year, and some winters have relatively little. Thunderstorms occur anytime of the year, but are most frequent in spring and summer. Summer temperatures are rarely extreme, but the high humidity often makes it seem hotter than it actually is. Snow is minimal in Tennessee except in the higher mountain regions. Severe storms are infrequent in the state, being east of the center of tornado activity, south of most blizzard conditions, and too far inland to be affected by hurricanes.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 44°F 24°F 3.52 in. -
February 48°F 27°F 3.40 in. -
March 58°F 34°F 3.91 in. -
April 67°F 42°F 3.23 in. -
May 74°F 51°F 4.32 in. -
June 81°F 59°F 3.89 in. -
July 84°F 63°F 4.21 in. -
August 83°F 61°F 3.00 in. -
September 78°F 54°F 3.08 in. -
October 68°F 41°F 2.30 in. -
November 57°F 33°F 3.08 in. -
December 47°F 26°F 3.39 in. -

Boone Lake Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Tri Cities Regional Tn Va airport (TRI) located about 2 miles northeast of Boone Lake in Bristol Johnson Kingsport, Tennessee, the Greeneville Greene County Municipal airport (GCY) located approximately 27 miles southwest of Boone Lake in Greeneville, Tennessee, the Asheville Regional airport (AVL) located roughly 69 miles south of Boone Lake in Asheville, North Carolina, and finally the Hickory Regional airport (HKY) located around 75 miles southeast of Boone Lake in Hickory, North Carolina.

Boone Lake Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Ghost Town in the SkyMaggie ValleyNC73.6 mi.
NASCAR SpeedParkSeviervilleTN74.1 mi.
DollywoodPigeon ForgeTN76.9 mi.
Rockin' RacewayPigeon ForgeTN76.9 mi.
Cherokee Fun ParkCherokeeNC82.8 mi.
Santa's LandCherokeeNC82.8 mi.
Golf Courses
Pine Oaks Golf ClubJohnson CityTN8.1 mi.
Cattails at Meadowview Golf CourseKingsportTN8.8 mi.
Crocketts Ridge Golf ClubKingsportTN8.8 mi.
Warriors Path State Park Golf CourseKingsportTN8.8 mi.
Tri Cities Golf CourseBlountvilleTN9.0 mi.
Elizabethton Municipal Golf CourseElizabethtonTN14.5 mi.
Scott County Park & GolfGate CityVA15.3 mi.
Silver Lake Golf ClubChurch HillTN16.1 mi.
Steel Creek Golf CourseBristolTN16.1 mi.
Clear Creek Golf ClubBristolVA17.7 mi.
Buffalo Valley Golf CourseUnicoiTN18.1 mi.
Graysburg Hills Golf CourseChuckeyTN20.8 mi.
Twin Creeks Golf CourseChuckeyTN20.8 mi.
Bear Trace at Tims Ford State ParkWinchesterTN28.4 mi.
Andrew Johnson Golf ClubGreenevilleTN28.5 mi.
Baileyton Golf ClubGreenevilleTN28.5 mi.
Kinser Park Golf CourseGreenevilleTN28.5 mi.
River Trace Golf CourseGreenevilleTN28.5 mi.
Ski Areas
Ski BeechBanner ElkNC36.9 mi.
Sugar Mountain Ski AreaBanner ElkNC36.9 mi.
Hawksnest Golf & Ski ResortSeven DevilsNC38.8 mi.
Ski Wolf LaurelMars HillNC42.9 mi.
CataloocheeMaggie ValleyNC73.6 mi.
Canaan ValleyDavisWV97.8 mi.
WinterplaceFlat TopWV108.2 mi.
Scaly MountainScaly MountainNC110.3 mi.
State Parks
Warriors Path State ParkTN4.1 mi. 
Natural Tunnel State ParkVA24.0 mi. 
Carroll Reece MuseumJohnson CityTN10.0 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Hands On! Regional MuseumJohnson CityTN10.0 mi.(Children's)
Zoos and Aquariums
Western North Carolina Nature CenterAshevilleNC58.4 mi.
Knoxville Zoological GardensKnoxvilleTN89.1 mi.
Greenville ZooGreenvilleSC109.7 mi.

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