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Benton, Tennessee

Take in the View at Chilhowee Overlook

Originally added by Merritt McKinney

Located near Chattanooga, Chilhowee Overlook boasts an unobstructed view of the famous Ocoee River and surrounding mountains. This overlook is the perfect destination for observing the beautiful Tennessee mountains without a strenuous hike!

Catch the sunset, bring friends and a picnic, or gaze at the stars from this classic Tennessee overlook!

To reach Chilhowee Overlook, follow U.S. Highway from Ocoee, Tennessee for 8 miles then turn left onto Oswald Road. Follow Oswald Road for 3.75 miles until you encounter the overlook on your right. The overlook is located parallel from a parking circle guarded by a stone wall.

The aforementioned stone wall is ideal for sitting and viewing the Ocoee River and surrounding mountains. This area is a popular local destination to relax with friends and enjoy nature. The overlook is well maintained and there is plenty of parking. 

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Chillin
Photography
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Romantic
Scenic
Wildflowers

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