Rarity Bay Amenities Overview

  Hiking Trails

Rarity Bay features 125 acres of riding and hiking trails offering breathtaking views of Tellico Lake and the Great Smoky Mountains. With two trail head access points, Turnstone Trail Head and Bluffs Trail Head, residents can access miles of hiking trails that are adjacent to the community. Some of the amenities the trails feature are:

  • Scenic Water Views
  • Picnic Tables
  • Well Marked Trails
  • Civil War era Cemetery
  • Benches

Community Garden

The Community Garden is a beautiful feature of Rarity Bay. Each year residents have the option to rent a space and grow fresh vegetables and flowers. When season is in full swing the gardeners host a weekly Farmer's Market for fellow residents. Residents are invited to visit the market for fresh veggies, flowers, and herbs. Surplus food is donated to Meals on Wheels.  

Community Activity Center

The Community Activity Center (CAC) is located at the entrance of the community and is the home of the RBCAI offices as well as the hub of community activities. Card groups, yoga, and line dancing are just a few of the great events hosted by the residents at the CAC! 

Community Library

We have a community leading library located in the Community Activity Center (CAC) offering a variety of books for residents to access. The library is available during CAI business hours and is free to all residents. The books are checked out and returned on the honor system.

Equestrian Center

For the equestrian enthusiast, the Equestrian Center at Rarity Bay is an outstanding facility providing professionally maintained stables and lighted show arena all managed by a staff of trained professionals. 

Lakeside Living

 Whether your passion is water skiing, recreational boating, fishing or kayaking, you will be drawn to the beauty of Tellico Lake. Surrounded by water on three sides, Rarity Bay offers over 10 miles of shoreline giving access to the 16,500-acre waterway as it meanders East through the valleys and foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and West towards the vibrant city of Knoxville.

Golf Course

Rarity Bay’s 18-hole championship golf course is a fun and challenging course set against the unequaled backdrop of Tellico Lake and the Great Smoky Mountains. This 150-acre, par 72 course, was designed by D.J. DeVictor and Peter Langham. Rarity Bay’s golf facilities also feature a well-manicured putting green, practice sand traps and driving range for practice.

Country Club

Rarity Bay Country Club is the social heart of the community, with a bar and grill for casual gatherings and regular special events. Club Members are sure to enjoy the swimming pool, tennis & pickleball courts, fitness center and other offers of the club.

Dog Park of Rarity Bay

East Tennessee's premier, private, self-funded, off-leash dog park: a social gathering place, bringing together dog owners and their best friends for relaxation and fun.