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SHUTES BRANCH, TN

Shutes Branch is located on the popular Old Hickory Lake, just a short drive outside of Nashville. There's plenty of opportunities for boating, biking, swimming and fishing, as well as Sailing.Old Hickory Lake is a 22,500 acre reservoir created by the Old Hickory Lock and Dam...
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GROUP SITE GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC 50 0
Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Shutes Branch is located on the popular Old Hickory Lake, just a short drive outside of Nashville. There's plenty of opportunities for boating, biking, swimming and fishing, as well as Sailing.

Natural Features:

Old Hickory Lake is a 22,500 acre reservoir created by the Old Hickory Lock and Dam on the Cumberland River. The lake is named after former president Andrew Jackson, a Tennessee-native nicknamed "Old Hickory" for his tough and aggressive personality.

The lake features 440 miles of scenic shoreline, surrounded by wooded flatlands and plenty of access points.

Recreation:

Bikers of all skills levels will enjoy the Shutes Branch Mountain Biking Trail, accessed from the picnic area. The first part of the trail is ideal for beginners, while the second portion will challenge more experienced cyclists with rockier terrain, ledges and tight turns.

With its close vicinity to the water, Fishing and swimming are consistently popular activities at Shutes Branch.

Facilities:

Shutes Branch offers various picnic sites, a boat launch and fishing platform.

The reservable group picnic shelter holds 50 guests and comes with electric hookups.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby fishing piers attract anglers at Rockland, Sanders Ferry, Shutes Branch and Bledsoe Creek State Park.

History buffs will enjoy a day trip to The Hermitage, a National Historic Landmark and home of former president, Andrew Jackson, during the early 19th century.

Booking Window
Wed Oct 22 2014 - Tue Oct 20 2015

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

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Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Parking Area
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:
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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
General Season
Oct 20 2014 -
Oct 20 2015
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $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):
36.24639, -86.56861
36°14'47"N, 86°34'7"W

East of Nashville, TN on I-40, exit onto Old Hickory Blvd N, turn right onto Hwy 70 (Lebanon Rd), then turn left onto Andrew Jackson Blvd. Continue until 1st light, continue straight ahead on Saundersville Road, turn left into recreation area.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

SHUTES BRANCH

OLD HICKORY  TN  37138

Phone Number:

Information:  (615)754-4847
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