The Most Family-Friendly and Accessible Marina on South Holston Lake

Painter Creek Marina offers the best marina amenities including fuel dock with 93-octane fuel, restaurant with live entertainment, and a family-friendly atmosphere.

Painter Creek Grille

Great Food, Family Fun and Live Entertainment

Boat Rentals

Our rental fleet features a variety of pontoon boats from 90HP to 115HP that seat up to 10 guests, perfect for fishing, cruising the lake, soaking up some sun, or impressing your business clients. All of our boats are equipped with highly-maintained motors and Coast Guard approved life jackets.

Painter Creek Grille

Serving 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 2022 season.

Boat Rentals

Our boats are fully equipped and ready to go. Make new memories with family and friends while enjoying a relaxing day on South Holston Lake.


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 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.

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Voted Best Marina

Best of Bristol Winner for over 11 Years!

Come and Enjoy a Day at the Lake

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