Douglas Dam is 202 feet high and stretches 1,705 feet across the French Broad River. The dam is regularly opened and closed to regulate the water levels. It is a great place to visit to go fishing. There is a campground and a little store. Above the dam, there are picnic areas with a great view of the Smoky Mountains.
This place is a bird-watchers paradise. There are several species of waterbirds who fish in the water.
From exit 407 on I-40 travel towards Sevierville, turn Left on Douglas Dam Road, follow the road around to 338. Then look for the signs for TVA Douglas Dam