Watauga Lake is bridged by Tennessee State Route 67 at Butler Bridge just as the watercourse enters Carter County, Tennessee. The Appalachian Trail crosses the Watauga River at Watauga Dam. This 6,340-acre lake was formed after the 1948 completion of Watauga Dam by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Note the overlook opportunities as you’re passing by. The resort has a full-service marina, boat, cabin and motel rentals, swimming pool and a delicious restaurant, all of which offer breathtaking views of one of the country’s most scenic lakes. Captain’s Table has a varied menu and banquet facilities. If you're hungry after a long day on the water, pull up a chair at the Captain's Table, Lakeshore Resort & Marina's restaurant with a breathtaking view of the lake. The Captain's Table specializes in seafood and also serves tasty steaks, chicken and specials of the day such as crab cakes, seafood platters and fresh fried oysters. The Captain's Table is open March through October. We feature seafood specials daily and children's menus are also available. You can also arrive by boat and dock at the pier below the restaurant.
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