Details for Shady Grove Harbor

Shady Grove Harbor

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Average rating 4.8 stars from 19 reviews

Address 1805 Clift Eldridge Road
Soddy Daisy, TN 37379


After hours contact

423-332-5613 Owners live on the premises.

Facility type

Marina - YES
Club - NO
Fuel - YES
Repair - NO
Municipal - NO
Other - NO


VHF channel



Email contact

Owner, manager

Randy and Terri Bass


Randy and Terri Bass


Randy and Terri Bass

Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - NO

Payment info

Visa, MC, Amex and Discover.

Payment discounts

Operation (seasonal or year-round)

Additional info: Winter hours (October - March):
Friday - Tuesday 10 am - 6 pm
Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Summer hours (April - October):
Monday - Thursday 10 am -6 pm
Friday 10 am - 8 pm
Saturday 8 am - 8 am
Sunday 8 am - 6 pm







Tide & current additional info



Approach: 25
Transient dockage: 23
Fuel dock: 23

Other depth info:

Dock typesWood - YES
Concrete - NO
Floating - YES
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - NO
Other - NO

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info: None


Transient: 5
Total: 65
Transient price: $0.50/ft (2016-10-19)

Other price info: Transient availablility varies. Call for reservation and availability.


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

AC power30 amp - YES
50 amp - YES
100 amp - NO

Additional info:

Pricing info:

Cable TV (and pricing)

Phone hookup (and pricing)

Water (and pricing)

Yes - Availabile year round.

Dinghy access

Liveaboard info



Fuel brand:

Gas price$2.90/gal (2016-10-19)

Other price info: No ethanol, mid-grade.

Diesel price$2.39/gal (2016-10-19)

Other price info: Includes Sales Tax.


Yes - Disposable bottles only.

Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info:

Disability access

Launch service

Pump out

Yes - Available at the fuel dock.


Yes - 8 lb bags are $2.00. Reported to always be fresh.


Yes - Dumpsters on site.


Yes - Shower room onsite.








Yes - Boat hardware limited in Shipstore. There is a hardware store nearby.


Yes - Deli onsite - To-Go food only. Breakfast on weekends. BBQ,and assorted sandwiches, homemade desserts. Several sit down restaurants nearby, vehicle availible.


Hotels or motels

Repair capabilities

Yes - No mechanics with the marina, but they can contact some as needed. There are no outboard mechanics available.

Haul out capabilities

No - No Haulout Facility

Storage facilities


Fishing supplies

Yes - Some

Chartering capabilities


Internet access


Boat ramp availability

Yes - Nearby


No - There is no longer a courtesy car available.

Other services

Great inventory of "Crocs" shoes.


20 Miles from Chattanooga.

Reviews for Shady Grove Harbor
Great clean marina, 2016-10-15
Captain: , gallatin tenn. (30)

Deep water marina,small but very clean. Owner let us borrow his car to go to store.Will stay there again.Clean restrooms and showers

A great quiet stop, 2015-10-14
Captain: , Portsmouth, VA (430)

Stopped here on the way to Knoxville, will stop again on the down stream trip. Owners are present and always helpful. Clean well kept marina which we enjoy.

Very pleasant marina, 2014-10-19
Captain: , Florida (235)

Stopped here overnight and fuled up before heading to Chattanooga. We were in luck that he had two spots opened. Do call if you can for transcient space.

Best customer service ever., 2014-02-24
Captain: , Soddy Daisy, TN (10)

Love Randy and Terri.

Great stop, 2013-12-31
Captain: , Woodstock, Georgia (359)

Very easy in from the River. Diesel was $3.95 per gallon, with tax included. Owner came down to help us tie up al pump fuel.

Very nice place, 2013-10-05
Captain: , Cleveland, OH (344)

Very nice, but the lack of a loaner car means you are really isolated.

Way above average, 2011-12-01
Captain: , Soddy Daisy, Tn. (80)

Randy and Terry are all about taking care of their customers. Very friendly stop. Breakfast on weekends.

Nice stop - Lotsa Crocs, 2011-10-20
Captain: , Oneida, TN (415)

We stopped by in July for a pumpout and a few pair of Crocs. Great folks!

Shady Grove Harbor October 2011 Visit, 2011-10-14
Captain: , Roswell, GA (455)

Top notch, friendly helpful staff, cool dock store (Croc's on sale), loaner car a big plus, good BBQ a mile away.

Great stop, 2011-07-18
Captain: , Franklin Tn (441)

How can one get more into a store? From the ships store to the restaurant. What a collection of Croc's! Very helpful and service is first rate.

Shady Grove? Yes!, 2011-07-18
Captain: , Illinois (2422)

Great stop, friendly, helpful staff, lots of parts and spares, great selection of Crocs, do buy a sandwich! Yummy!
.50ft slip rent....yes!

Still one of the nicest on the tennessee river., 2011-02-17
Captain: , baltimore md (634)

We had heard from several cruisers that tihis was a nice stop and we found it just that. Plenty of depth even at winter pool.Nice docks and grounds. You couldn't do better at .50 per ft. We got 12 TV channels over the air. They have wifi but we did not get the pass word. Verizon air card had a very hard time. We felt very secure here.

Shady Grove visit September 2009, 2010-03-16
Captain: , Wallhamn, Sweden (88)

Great stopover. We arrived at 1815h after calling ahead and Randy was on the dock waiting to tie us up and help us get settled. Comfortable and well protected from passing bass boat wakes. Very well maintained marina and a very relaxing place to stop. Plenty of depth on approach and at the fuel dock. Nothing to worry about.

Updated phone numbers and fuel, 2009-11-27
Captain: , Melbourne Florida (4616)

Phone number was wrong and the other was disconnected, finally got through, winter price was .50 a foot, $2.85 for diesel.......

Excelent Marina, 2008-11-21
Captain: , Jacksonville, FL (822)

Small, very clean, well run and the folks are great.

Shady Drove Harbor, 2007-10-04
Captain: , St. Michaels, MD (61)

Randy and his wife run a very nice marina. Usually very competitive gas and diesel fuel prices. Close to Steve's Restraunt at Pine Harbor - check bridge heights.

Great Stop, 2007-09-22
Captain: , North GA Mountains (649)

This is one of the friendliest marina. Stoped for lunch one day. Great ship's store and BBQ.

Nice stop, 2007-07-22
Captain: , Jupiter, FL (1236)

Nice and quiet. Very friendly folks. Very protected. Restaurant close.

Shady Grove Harbor, 2007-02-02
Captain: , Chattanooga Tennessee (82)

This is the friendliest marina on the Tenn. river. Owners and renters will go out of their way for all courteous boaters. Great ship's store. Pump-out, Gas, diesel, BBQ, beer and all the little goodies you tend to run out of. Deep water year round right off the Tenn river in Soddy Creek at mile marker 487.6. If your cruising the Tenn. rive, you MUST stop here and say Hi. Or spend the night.

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