ROCKLAND RECREATION AREA, TN

Rockland Recreation Area is located on the shore of Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Old Hickory Lake was created by the Army Corps of Engineers on the Cumberland River. The lake is named after former president Andrew Jackson, nicknamed for his tough and aggressive ...
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates

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Please note that if you are renting Shelter 2A, you will need to come by the Resource Manager's Office located within the park at 5 Power Plant Road in Hendersonville, TN, to pick up the key used to access the kitchen unit. The key is only available for pick up between the times of 7:00 AM and 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
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Overview

Overview

Rockland Recreation Area is located on the shore of Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Old Hickory Lake was created by the Army Corps of Engineers on the Cumberland River. The lake is named after former president Andrew Jackson, nicknamed for his tough and aggressive personality.

Natural Features:

Set in a moderately wooded area, Rockland Recreation Area is host to numerous wetland species that occupy the wooded areas along the nature trails within the area. Migratory birds visit the area during the winter months as well as year-round forest birds.

Recreation:

Visitors enjoy a vast array of recreational opportunities at Old Hickory including waterskiing, fishing, boating, swimming and hiking. The area provides excellent fishing for several species including bass, crappie, walleye, sauger and catfish. There are boat ramps located at Black Jack Cove, Creekwood Marina, Drakes Creek Marina and Shady Cove Marina.

Facilities:

Rockland Recreation Area contains five group shelters and one gazebo. All shelters are covered and readily equipped with tables and grills. Many of the visitors to the shelters find the ease of bank fishing popular within the Rockland Recreation Area.

Nearby Attractions:

Nashville, Tennessee, is located within a 20 to 25 minutes’ drive from Rockland Recreation Area. The Old Hickory Lake Resource Manager's Office and Visitor Center are located directly within the Rockland Recreation Area. A trip to the Visitor Center is an excellent way to learn more about the history, navigational facilities and other programs at Old Hickory Lake. There are numerous stores with amenities within the Old Hickory Lake area.

Booking Window

GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC

Tue Aug 26 2014 - Sat Aug 22 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC

Tue Aug 26 2014 - Sat Aug 22 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

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
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Grills
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Picnic Areas
  • Accessible Picnic Shelters
  • Archery
  • Boat Ramp
  • Cooking Area
  • Day Use Area
  • Electricity
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Playground
Within 10 Miles
  • Accessible Boat Dock
  • Auto Repair Shop
  • Bank
  • Boat Rentals
  • Marina
  • Motel
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
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $35.00-$160.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $35.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $35.00-$160.00

*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):
36.29861, -86.65139
36°17'55"N, 86°39'5"W

North of Nashville, TN, on I-65 exit onto Vietnam Veterans Blvd E, take exit 3 toward Hendersonville. Turn right onto Rockland Road then right on Power Plant Road. Follow signs into Rockland Recreation Area.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

ROCKLAND RECREATION AREA
5 Power Plant Road
Hendersonville  TN  37075

Phone Number:

Information:  (615)822-4846