Located convenient to the visitors center and reconstructed Fort Loudoun.
There are 30 tables, most with grills, scattered along the lakeside and in a wooded area. The tables are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Centrally located in the picnic area, a restroom facility is available which also houses a soft drink machine and pay phone.
In addition, there is one picnic shelter with eight tables underneath it. The shelter may be reserved by rental. The rental fee is $30 for one-half day (8 AM until 2 PM or 3 PM until sunset) or $40 for all day (8 AM until sunset). Reservations can be made by calling the park office during business hours (8 AM until 4:30 PM daily) at 423.884.6217.