Painter Creek Marina

On beautiful South Holston Lake in Bristol, TN.

The most family-friendly and accessible marina on South Holston Lake.


Painter Creek is a safe place to bring your family. We encourage guests of all ages to come have fun on South Lake Holston. Service Animals are welcome

Best Service

Featuring 340 slips, fuel dock with 93-octane Valvetek fuel, and a restaurant with live entertainment.

Easily Accessible

Located just 10 miles north of Bristol Motor Speedway and 10 miles south of I-81.

  • Painter Creek Grille

    Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Featuring burgers, sandwiches, wraps, salads, pizzas, and more.

  • Live Entertainment

    Featuring live, local entertainment every Friday & Saturday. Check out the Event Calendar for a list of bands for the 2021 season.

  • Boat Rentals

    Come enjoy a day on the lake with one of our rental boats.  Boats are fully equipped and ready to go.  Make new memories with family and friends while enjoying a nice relaxing and pleasurable day on South Holston Lake.

It’s a beautiful day at Painter Creek.