Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Cheatham Dam

harpeth River Bridge\\
15 sites on 5 acres; 15 RV/tent. On Cheatham Lake. Bath: chemical toilets, no showers.


Status: Closed through Thu Mar 31 2011   Season Dates


Lock A Campground is located very close to the lock and dam on Cheatham Lake on the Cumberland River System, and is surrounded by environmentally important wetlands, and wildlife management areas. Boating, swimming, and fishing are just a few of the many activities offered at Lock A.
The campground offers 45 sites with hook up, 7 sites are tent only. Additional amenities include hot showers, a dump station, boat launch, interpretive trail, playground, a shelter, and swimming area. No horses allowed. All pets must be on a 6 ft leash. No tents allowed on grass except where specified. Electricity on all sites have been upgraded from 30amps to 50amps.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Basketball
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Laundry
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Tennis Courts
  • Volleyball
  • Water Skiing
Alerts and Important Information
No ATV's or ORV's allowed.
CAUTION: Falling branches are one of the natural hazards of Cheatham Lake's Campground and the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers assumes no liability cause thereby.
'Zero Day Window'- Say goodbye to the two day reservation window. You can now make your reservation minutes before you arrive at the campground.
ONLY OCCUPY A SITE YOU HAVE RESERVED- Be sure before you set up on a site, that the site has been booked with the camp host or you have a reservation.
Someone may be making a reservation for the site if you have not reserved it already.
The campground opens April 1, 2010 and closes October 29, 2010. However, Reservations may only be accepted between April 1, 2010 - September 7, 2010. Campers may continue to camp after September 7th without a reservation.

Getting There:

Lock A (TN)
Ashland City TN 37015-9805

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.31583, -87.18694

From Ashland City, TN, take US 12 8 miles west to Cheap Hill. Turn left on Cheatham Dam Road travelling west 4 miles. Turn left into the campground.

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