Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce
  • BMX Racing
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Road Races
  • Rodeos
  • Triathlons


825 W. First North St.
Morristown, Tennessee 37814

Office: 423-586-6382

Anne G. Ross, CTIS, CTTP, TMP- Director of Tourism


Strategically located mid-way between Bristol and Knoxville, Morristown, Tennessee’s Disc Golf Capital™ is the home of the annual Tennessee State Disc Golf Championships, a PDGA US Nationals qualifying tournament.

Highlights include:

  • Cherokee Lake has been named one of Bassmasters top fishing lakes in the Southeast
  • Panther Creek State Park is located on Cherokee Lake is hosts mountain biking events as well as triathlons and endurance races
  • Frank Lorino Park is the home of the Morristown BMX course, the fastest half-mile in the region.
  • A wide variety of public and private developed campgrounds, offering tent camping, yurts, cabins and RV camping
  • Walters State Smoky Mountains Expo Center hosts rodeos, BMX races, horse and dog shows as well as other indoor events
  • Four championship-caliber disc golf courses

Highlighted Facilities

Cherokee Lake

A popular recreation destination, Cherokee Lake covers 30,300 acres, is 59 miles long and has 463 miles of shoreline. Along its shoreline are public access areas, county and municipal parks, commercial boat docks and resorts, a state park and a state wildlife management area. Cherokee hosted the season-opening Bassmaster Elite Series in 2017

Morristown BMX Raceway at Frank Lorino Park

This course has been the cornerstone of bicycle racing in East Tennessee for over 30 years and hosts many USA BMX sanctioned events.

Panther Creek State Park

Panther Creek State Park is a 1,435 acre park located on the Cherokee Lake in the historic Holston River Valley, and is the home of the Panther Creek Xterra Triathlon. The park has 17 different hiking trails covering more than 30 miles of terrain at all levels of difficulty. Hikers can enjoy magnificent views of Cherokee Lake and the Cumberland Mountains from Point Lookout Trail reaching 1,460 feet above sea level. There are also more than 15 miles of mountain biking trails that range from easy to difficult as well as seven miles of horseback riding trails.

Walters State Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center

The 98,000 square-foot pavilion includes a 300′ x 150′ show ring, seating for 3,900 and the Jefferson Federal Conference Room. The arena floor surface is versatile. Depending on the type of event, the floor can include loose dirt, hard-packed dirt, concrete, or carpet. Featuring a total of 408 horse stalls and a brand new 22,000 square-foot covered warm-up ring, the adjacent Ray and Barbara Bible Equestrian Complex is host to some the region’s premier horse and livestock events. The Expo Center includes lighted parking areas for up to 1800 cars and a 32 space RV center with electric and water hookups.

Cherokee Park Disc Golf Course at Cherokee Park

  • Course type: 18 hole; permanent
  • Terrain: Very hilly; lightly wooded
  • Course length: 7255 ft.
  • Par: 62
  • Tee type: concrete

Kiwanis Disc Golf Course at Wayne Hansard Park

  • Course type: 18 hole; permanent
  • Terrain: Moderately hilly; heavily wooded
  • Course length: 4876 ft.
  • Par: 58
  • Tee type: concrete

Panther Creek Disc Golf Course at Panther Creek State Park

  • Course type: 18 hole; permanent
  • Terrain: Very hilly; moderately wooded
  • Course length: 9600 ft.<M/li>
  • Par: 71
  • Tee type: Concrete

Rotary Course at Frank Lorino Park

Yellow Course

  • Course type: 18 hole; permanent
  • Terrain: Moderately hilly and wooded
  • Course length: 6540 ft.
  • Par: 60
  • Tee type: Concrete

Blue Course

  • Course type: 18 hole; permanent
  • Terrain: Moderately hilly and wooded
  • Course length: 8310 ft.
  • Par: 71
  • Tee type: Concrete

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