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Welcome Center and Solar Farm

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I-40 Haywood County Solar Farm Welcome Center

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The Solar Farm Welcome Center is accessible to westbound travelers off of interstate 40, mile marker 44 in Stanton, TN.  The center is surrounded by a 25 acre, five-megawatt solar farm, overseen by the University of TN.    This circular interactive SPECTRUM exhibit brings solar power to life for visitors.  Here you can learn how solar energy really works and how the sun is keeping the lights on.  It showcases the innovations and opportunities solar power brings to Tennesseans.

FREE Hotel/Motel/Campground/Attraction RESERVATIONS made on site

FREE Tennessee Vacation Guide & Highway Map

STATEWIDE Brochures & Coupons Available

Welcome Center Assistant(s) on Duty from 8 am until 6 pm daily for information and directions

Central Time Zone

Security Officer on site

Weather Monitor in the Lobby

Civil War Exhibit

Double-sided Men's & Women's Rest Rooms with ADA Accessible Stalls

Separate Family Assisted ADA Accessible Rest Room

Baby Changing Stations in Men's & Women's Rest Rooms

Vending Building with Drink & Snack Machines

Picnic Tables:   Covered,  3 Un-Covered

Pet Walking Area

 63 Car Parking Spaces,  4 ADA Accessible

15 Truck Parking Spaces, 1 ADA Accessible Truck Parking Space

8 Bus/RV/Boat spaces

Two Hour Limit in ALL Parking Spaces

No overnight parking is allowed

No dump station

No Grilling or open flames

No Soliciting

No Unloading of Livestock

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Grand Opening
Entrance into Welcome Center
How long will the sun shine?
Timeline of Solar History - Plugged In
Directional Signs
I-40 Haywood County Solar Farm Welcome Center


I-40 Westbound, Haywood Co. Welcome Center
Mile Marker 44
Stanton, TN 38069


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Open 24 Hours a Day
Dates Closed

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