Something for Everyone!

Area Information

The Doe Mountain area is surrounded by a wide variety of things to see and do! Blessed with stunning natural beauty, this area of northeast Tennessee offers an array of recreational opportunities that are sure to make your stay memorable.

Stroll the streets of Mountain City to visit the Johnson County Center for the Arts, check the performance schedule for Heritage Hall Theatre, or walk the Mural Mile.

Doe Mountain Recreation is conveniently located near Gentry Creek Falls, Watauga Lake, the Virginia Creeper Trail, The Snake motorcycle route, the Beech Mountain (NC) Hi-Lo Adventure Trail, and the Appalachian Trail. You can experience some of the Appalachian Highlands best outdoor attractions while here.

Johnson County offers some of the best food you can find anywhere!  You'll find everything from gourmet, authentic Italian, Asian Fusion, Mexican, BBQ, and Americana.  Did we mention that there are two Farmers Markets where you can find farm fresh produce?

There are also several close options for fuel and groceries, so you can easily get everything you need for your next adventure.

For more information about nearby accommodations, dining, and services, we've listed several partners below, some with links to their website or social media.

Whether you are looking for a comfortable place to stay during your visit or a family-friendly restaurant, we’ve taken the guesswork out of meeting your needs while on vacation.

This area offers something for everyone, so start here and plan your next visit soon!

You can also TOUR JoCo by following the link below.

Accomodations and Campgrounds

  • Doe Mountain Riders can access Pioneer Village via Trail 15.
  • Subway
  • Poblano's Mexican Grill
  • Panda Garden
  • Hardees
  • McDonald's
  • At this time, OHV zones are only for the Shopping Center and McDonalds/Gas Station across 421. We are working with the City of Mountain City and State to open up the downtown area to OHV riders in the near future.

Dining Around Johnson County

  • BeetRoute, Mountain City
  • Church Street Station, Mountain City
  • Teammates Pizza, Mountain City
  • Suba’s, Mountain City (Reservations suggested)
  • 421 Creamery
  • Butler Trading Post, Hwy 67 in Butler TN
  • Monsoons Thai & Exotic Foods, Hwy 67 in Doeville
  • La Cucina Italian Kitchen, Hwy 67 in Doe Valley (Reservations suggested)
  • Watauga Lake Winery, Dry Run Road, Butler
  • Watauga Lake Mercantile, Dry Hill Rd, Butler
  • Maddy Moes Pizza, Butler TN
  • Anni's Backyard, Hwy 421 Trade TN
  • Delivery Service: Mountain City Take Out