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.

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.