AAA Editor Notes
Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Visitors Center is off I-24 exit 174, then n. on US 41 (Lookout Valley). The Tennessee Valley Authority power-generating plant is 1,160 feet inside Raccoon Mountain. A mountaintop visitor center offers orientation videos and exhibits about the plant and scenic views of the man-made lake. Mountain biking also can be enjoyed on more than 30 miles of trails, and a fishing area is near the mountain base.
Picnicking is permitted.