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Nat Caldwell Park

Old Hickory Lake

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Summary

Nat Caldwell Park is located on Old Hickory Lake, offering scenic shorelines and outdoor activities such as picnicking, fishing, kayaking and canoeing. It features a group picnic shelter, grill, and open grassy areas, as well as nearby hiking and mountain biking trails. The lake is named after former President Andrew Jackson and has 440 miles of shoreline.

Overview

Nat Caldwell Park is located right off of US-31E/Nashville Pike. This park is an ideal place for a day of picnicking and other outdoor activities.

Recreation

Nat Caldwell is smaller and not as busy as some of the other parks in the area making it a great place to relax and enjoy your day. It offers a reserveable group picnic shelter, grill, open grassy areas, and shoreline for fishing. It also serves as a great place to launch kayaks and canoes from the shoreline due to the fact is is in the headwaters of Station Camp Creek on Old Hickory Lake. If you need to launch a larger boat, Station Camp Creek is located straight across Nashville Pike just off of Douglas Bend Road.

Facilities

The group picnic shelter holds up to 50 guests with parking available for approximately 25 vehicles.

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.

Nearby Attractions

Hikers may be interested in the nearby Lock 4 Park. It offers hiking trails as well as mountain bike trails.

Charges & Cancellations

If a customer cancels a group day use facility (shelter) reservation within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date, they will forfeit the total day use fee with no service fee charge.

Campground Matrix

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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Avondale
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2.2mi
Cages Bend
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3.1mi
Lone Branch
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4.6mi
Cedar Creek (Tn)
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5.0mi
Laguardo
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5.7mi
Shutes Branch
Old Hickory Lake
7.6mi
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