Wind River offers limitless opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating, and water skiing on Tellico Lake.
Dining Wind River’s Lakeside Inn offers a full-service, five-star restaurant experience with a private owners’ club downstairs.
Both Lenoir City and Knoxville have an abundance of local eateries and national restaurant chains.
The famous Blackberry Farm restaurant and country inn, acclaimed for its “farm to table” cuisine, is 40 miles away in Walland.
Wind River is a luxury, lakefront and golf resort community located just outside the city of Knoxville in Loudon County, Tennessee.
This gated community offers a covered, full-service marina with Cosmo’s Floating Bar & Grill, a clubhouse situated along the Bob Cupp-designed golf course, the signature resort-style Wind River Sports & Wellness Club featuring facilities for both indoor and outdoor recreation and fitness pursuits, miles of walking and hiking trails, Brightwater Park—a waterside destination for fitness, fun, and relaxation, and the Lakeside Inn, home to the award-winning waterfront restaurant, Citico’s.
Surrounded by the nature of East Tennessee, Wind River boasts sweeping, long-distance views of the Great Smoky Mountains and five miles of shoreline along Tellico Lake, which was named one of the top inland boating destinations in the nation.The area was ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the nation’s Top 25 Places to Retire. Golf Wind River Championship Golf Course is Tennessee’s first Audubon Signature course, a distinction given only to those that adhere to strict environmental guidelines in design and management.Designed by Jack Nicklaus protégé Bob Cupp, the par-72, 18-hole course with five sets of tees offers players a challenging game of golf on the banks of Tellico Lake with panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountain foothills.Recreation Residents can set off on foot from Wind River’s walking trails and easily connect to the Tennessee Valley Authority Trail System via the East Lakeshore Trail System, where they will find endless opportunities for observing the area’s wildlife and scenic lake and mountain views. Through the Pro Shop, members can sign up for specialized golf and fitness training designed to improve strength and flexibility.Pro Shop The Wind River Pro Shop is open from 7 a.m. during the season and carries name brand equipment such as Titleist and Ping, and golf attire by Cutter & Buck, Nike and Under Armour. Sports & Wellness Club A Signature Sports & Wellness Club offers a fully equipped exercise facility, swimming pool, steam and sauna, lighted tennis courts, basketball court, access to paddle cove and event lawns for picnics, playing catch, or just enjoying a yoga class.Water Sports Touted as the Lakeway to the Smokies, Loudon County is home to several lakes, including Fort Loudon, Tellico, Watts Bar and Melton Hill, and the Tennessee and Clinch Rivers.