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The Norris Dam State Park is a state park and recreation area in Lake City, Tennessee. It offers 4038 acres of area, situated on the Norris Reservoir.

Created in the 1930s as the first Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) project, the Norris Dam served as a model for the other TVA dams. It was named after George William Norris, a Nebraska senator who lobbied for the creation of the TVA during the early 1930s.

Managed by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, the Norris Dam State Park offers a good amount of recreational opportunities including camping, boating, fishing, hiking, swimming, and picnicking. Visitors can also enjoy and explore the Lenoir Museum Cultural Complex, which is sometimes referred to as a ?mini-Smithsonian?.
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