This beautiful park spans over 3 acres and features a wide range of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails, sports fields, gazebo, and an outdoor stage. The park is named after Hoyt Berry, a former mayor of Charleston who was instrumental in the park's development. Whether you're looking to relax with a picnic, play a game of soccer or baseball, or take a stroll through nature, Hoyt Berry Municipal Park is the perfect place to spend a day with family and friends.
Location: Market Street NE, Charleston, TN 37310
Hours: 5AM - 10PM
Reserve Pavilion Only: $25/day (2 hours max)
To book an event or reserve space, please contact City Hall.
To complete payment for park rental after speaking with the City, please click here.
Located on the Hiwassee River, this public boat launch provides easy access to some of the best waterways in the region. Whether you're looking to fish, water ski, or simply cruise along the river, the boat launch is the perfect starting point for your adventure. The launch features ample parking, picnic tables, and a floating pier for fishing and easy loading and unloading of your boat. With its scenic beauty and endless opportunities for water-based recreation, the Charleston boat launch is a favorite destination for locals and visitors alike.
Location: Water Street, Charleston, TN 37310
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
The Hiwassee River Heritage Center is a fascinating museum that showcases the rich history and culture of Charleston and the surrounding region. Housed in a beautifully restored 1920s-era brick schoolhouse, the center features exhibits and displays that take visitors on a journey through time, from the prehistoric era to the present day. Highlights of the museum include artifacts from Native American settlements, Civil War memorabilia, and exhibits on the importance of the Hiwassee River to the area's development. The center also offers educational programs and events throughout the year, making it a great destination for families, students, and anyone interested in learning more about the history of this beautiful region.
Location: 8746 Hiwassee Street, Charleston, TN 37310
Phone: (423) 665-3373
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11AM/5PM, Saturday 11AM/3PM
Located just outside downtown Charleston, this unique ecosystem owned by the Tennessee Valley Authority is home to towering cypress trees and a wide variety of aquatic wildlife. Be sure to check out the viewing walkway for a closer look!
Location: Cass Street and Broadway NE, Charleston, TN 37310