Built by TVA primarily for hydropower, this 10-mile, 872-
acre dam also regulates waterflow downstream
for local industry. It was completed in 1953 and named for a
nearby Revolutionary War fort constructed
to defend settlers from Cherokee attacks.
Today, the reservoir is a popular site for
fishing, known for rainbow trout, bluegill,
bass and crappie.
Warrior's Path State Park is located on the reservoir.
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