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Recreation

What We Can Offer

Old Hickory Lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose from including: boating, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking, picnicking, hunting, as well as many other water sports. The numerous species of wildlife here, including abundant populations of waterfowl and wading birds, make nature study and photography additional exciting pastimes.

To learn more about each of the list activities above, click on the links located to the left.

We hope you and your loved ones enjoy your next visit to Old Hickory Lake.

Recreational Opprotunities

Three anglers fish for "the big one" on Old Hickory Lake. (Photo by John Baird)
Old Hickory Lake Recreation
Three anglers fish for "the big one" on Old Hickory Lake. (Photo by John Baird)
A recreationist creates a wall of spray as they solom on "glass-like" water at Old Hickory Lake  (Photo by Seth Bulter)
Old Hickory Lake Recreation
A recreationist creates a wall of spray as they solom on "glass-like" water at Old Hickory Lake (Photo by Seth Bulter)