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Welcome to Dale Hollow Lake

The Nashville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Dale Hollow Lake. Dale Hollow is a vacation destination that borders the Tennessee-Kentucky state line and each year the lake provides recreational opportunities to millions of visitors. Surrounded by a thick expanse of forest, the clear blue lake creates a stunning scenic backdrop for a variety of water and land recreational activities.  The temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, allows visitors to have many opportunities to fish, hunt, camp, picnic, boat, canoe, hike, scuba dive, ride horseback, and enjoy the great outdoors.

Dale Hollow Lake belongs to you.  Treat your lake and surrounding area with respect by keeping it clean and attractive.  Enjoy yourself, practice water safety, and have a safe visit.  Return often!

Dale Hollow Lake Announcements

Dale Hollow Dam road closed for maintenance
Thursday, November 20, 2014

Dale Hollow Dam Road, which stretches across the dam, is closed to all traffic Dec. 1-31, 2014. Pedestrians and bicycle traffic are also not allowed across the Dam.  The closure provides for the safety of employees performing maintenance work on all the head gate hoist equipment.  Click here to view the news release regarding this closure.

 
2015 Eagle Watch Reservations Begin Monday November 17th.
Thursday, November 13, 2014

The next Dale Hollow Lake Eagle Watch is scheduled Jan. 17 and 24, 2015.  Eagle enthusiasts are transported by open barge in search of wintering bald eagles. The eagle watch tours are free, but advance reservations are required. Advance reservations will be accepted beginning on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.  For more information, visit the Special Events tab of this website.  Reservations will be taken by phone only calling 931-243-3136 Monday thru Friday from 7:30 am until 4pm Central Standard Time.

 
Corps of Engineers Year 2016 Annual Day Use Passes Available
Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The Corps of Engineers Annual Day Use Passes for the expiration year of 2016 are now available for purchase. The pass permits the holder to use Corps of Engineers boat launching ramps and swim beaches at day use recreation fee areas.  Each pass is valid one year from the date of purchase and costs $30.  Passes can be purchased in person at the Dale Hollow Lake Resource Manager’s Office, 540 Dale Hollow Dam Rd, Celina, Tennessee, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday.  Passes may also be purchased by mail order form found under the PASSES section of this website.  For more information contact the Resource Manager’s Office at (931) 243-3136.

 

 

Dale Hollow Lake News

Restoring American Bald Eagle to upper Cumberland region a tall tale
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 22, 2014) – Nurturing baby American Bald Eagles in a man-made crib atop a 23-foot tower seems like a tall tale, but that is exactly how biologists carried out a conservation plan in the late 1980s to restore the nation’s symbol to the upper Cumberland region.
Published: 12/22/2014
Warm up to these safety tips as frigid water chills and kills
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2014) — Public safety is the number-one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, and the Corps of Engineers urges everyone to practice boating and water safety this winter because frigid water chills and kills.
Published: 12/3/2014
NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is ready to track Santa’s yuletide journey! The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, launched today featuring a mobile version, a holiday countdown, new games and daily activities, and more. The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Chinese.
Published: 12/1/2014
Kaiser assumes command of Great Lakes and Ohio River Division
CINCINNATI (Sept. 26, 2014) – Brig. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Great Lakes and Ohio River Division during a ceremony here today.
Published: 9/26/2014
Tennessee formalizes Silver Jackets Program with charter signing
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2014) – Federal, state and local agencies formalized an official partnership to promote flood risk reduction today by signing the Tennessee Silver Jackets Charter during a ceremony at Metro Nashville’s Development Services Center.
Published: 9/23/2014

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