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DOVER, TN

Dover is a day-use area that overlooks the lovely Lake Barkley. Whether it's a gathering of family or friends, visitors can enjoy nature at its best in one of the country's greatest freshwater recreational complexes.Lake Barkley, the westernmost lake on the Cumberland River...
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates

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    DOVE GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC 100 Accessible 0 Back-In
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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    Overview

    Overview

    Dover is a day-use area that overlooks the lovely Lake Barkley. Whether it's a gathering of family or friends, visitors can enjoy nature at its best in one of the country's greatest freshwater recreational complexes.

    Natural Features:

    Lake Barkley, the westernmost lake on the Cumberland River, sits among wooded rolling hills. The lake is connected by canal to Kentucky Lake, a reservoir that stems from the Tennessee River.

    Recreation:

    Boating, fishing, swimming and picnicking are popular activities at Dover day-use area. Wildlife including the occasional deer, raccoon or golden eagle, are commonly spotted in the area.

    Facilities:

    The group picnic shelter fits 100 people and 50 vehicles. It does not have electric hookups.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Dover is close to Fort Donelson National Battlefield, where the Union Army won their first battle of the Civil War.

    Shopping, grocery stores and gas stations are conveniently located nearby.

    Booking Window
    Tue Sep 23 2014 - Mon Sep 21 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates
    The recreation area is open April 1 - October 31.

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
    Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Boat Ramp
    • Fishing
    • Parking
    • Playground
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    Apr 01 2014 -
    Oct 31 2014
    GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $35.00
    Peak Season
    Apr 01 2015 -
    Oct 31 2015
    GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $35.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    36.49028, -87.84306
    36°29'25"N, 87°50'35"W

    From Nashville, Tenn., take I-24 west to Clarksville. Exit on Highway 79. Follow Highway 79 to Dover Recreation Area.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    DOVER
    BOX 218
    GRAND RIVERS  TN  42045-0218

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (270)362-4236
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