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Hurricane Bridge

Center Hill Lake



Hurricane Bridge Recreation Area is located on the shores of Center Hill Lake in Tennessee. The lake offers plenty of activities such as boating, fishing, water sports, and hiking. There are also amenities such as a picnic area with 15-amp electric hookups, a dock, two boat ramps, and a paved walking trail. Nearby attractions include Edgar Evins State Park and Burgess Falls State Park, which offer waterfalls and beautiful scenery.


Hurricane Bridge Recreation Area is located on the shores of the scenic Center Hill Lake on central Tennessee's Highland Rim.

The lake stretches 64 miles up the Caney Fork River, where visitors come to enjoy boating, fishing and water sports. The 415 miles of forested shoreline provide excellent hiking, hunting and camping opportunities.


Boating, water skiing, canoeing and fishing are popular activities on the water. Anglers will find bream, walleye, smallmouth bass, crappie, catfish and white bass. Below the dam, the Caney Fork River is one of the most productive trout fisheries in the state. Nine miles of hiking trails meander around the lake. The OId 56 Trail is located in the recreation area, and provides 0.9 miles of a paved walking trail.


This large day-use picnic shelter can accommodate up to 125 guests. Water and 15-amp electric hookups are provided, as are flush toilets and drinking water. Two boat ramps and a dock are located on-site.

Natural Features

Center Hill Lake is surrounded by lush mixed hardwood forests in the hilly Highland Rim region. Whitetail deer, wild turkey, squirrels and rabbits roam the wooded hills around the lake.

Hurricane Bridge is located on a peninsula, providing sweeping lake views on three sides of the picnic area.

Nearby Attractions

Edgar Evins State Park, about 20 minutes from Hurricane Bridge, sits on the shores of the lake. An observation tower at the Visitor Center offers a spectacular view of Center Hill Lake and the surrounding hillsides.

Burgess Falls State Park is a 30 minute drive from the campground. Here, the Falling Water River drops approximately 250 feet, creating numerous breathtaking waterfalls. Hiking trails and overlooks help visitors enjoy the scenery. The large Native Butterfly Garden is a popular attraction within the park.
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