North Carolina Map

Chatuge Lake

Contact Info
Tennessee Valley Authority - Hiwassee Watershed Team
221 Old Ranger Road
Murphy, NC 28906



Chatuge spans parts of two states: the dam and lower reaches are located in North Carolina while the upper reaches of the lake are in Georgia. Nearby towns are Hayesville, North Carolina, and Hiwassee, Georgia. This scenic lake set amid the Appalachian Mountains has 130 miles of shoreline and 7,000 surface acres at normal summer pool levels. Chatuge Lake provides good fishing opportunities for various species of bass, sunfish, and crappie.


Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Chattanooga, go north on 1-75 and take exit 20, Highway 64 East. Stay on 64E through Murphy, NC to Hayesville, NC.

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