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Recreation Areas

Park Rangers distribute day use tags at Cedar Creek Day Use Recreation Area.Day Use Areas

Old Hickory Lake has three day use fee areas located at Cedar Creek, Laguardo, and Old Hickory Beach. Each area offers great swim beaches, picnic tables, grills, restrooms, and launching ramps. The daily cost is $5/vehicle or $2/per person. Annual day use passes ($40) can be purchased at the Old Hickory Resource Office, Hendersonville, TN or from the attendant’s booth at the day use areas. For more information on the day use areas and campgrounds please call the Resource Manager’s Office at 615-822-4846.

Recreation Area Parking

Although the table above shows parking will accommodate a certain number of vehicles, parking is not included in the shelter reservation.  Day use recreation area parking is open to the general public for use of the various facilities located at each recreation area. The volume of cars in the lots will vary on any given day and parking is on a first come, first served basis.



There is a $5 per vehicle day use entrance fee charged at Cedar Creek, Laguardo, and Old Hickory Beach recreation areas in addition to the shelter reservation fee.  This fee only allows the entrance to use recreational facilities on the day of purchase and does not guarantee parking if a customer chooses to leave the recreation area and return if the recreation area becomes full.

 

Avondale

Located in Gallatin, Tenn., Avondale offers a reservable group picnic shelter, picnic sites, boat launch ramp, and restroom facilities.



Cedar Creek

Located in Mt Juliet, Tenn., Cedar Creek offers a reservable group picnic shelter, picnic sites, sand beach, sand volleyball, boat launch ramp, playground, and restroom facilities. A $5 per vehicle user fee is required.



Laguardo

Located in Laguardo, Tenn., Laguardo offers a reservable group picnic shelter, sand beach, picnic sites, playground, boat launch ramp, and restroom facilities. A $5 per vehicle user fee is required.



Lock 3

Located in Hendersonville, Tenn., Lock 3 offers a sand beach, picnic sites, boat launch ramp, and restroom facilities. No use fee is required to access this recreation area.



Lone Branch

Located in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Lone Branch offers a reservable group picnic shelter, picnic sites, boat launch ramp, and restroom facilities.



Nat Caldwell

Located in Hendersonville, Tenn., Nat Caldwell offers a reservable group picnic shelter, nearby boat launch ramp, and Port-a-John facilities.



Old Hickory Beach

Located in Old Hickory, Tenn., Old Hickory Beach offers a reservable group picnic shelter, sand beach, boat launch ramp, playground, and restroom facilities. A $5 per vehicle user fee is required.

Rockland

Located in Hendersonville, Tenn. Rockland offers four reservable shelters, one with kitchen facilities, gazebo, fishing platform, playground, boat launch ramp, sand volleyball, several picnic sites, and restroom facilities.  Rockland is the perfect choice for larger gatherings.

Shutes Branch

Located in Mt. Juliet, TN, Shutes Branch offers a reservable group picnic shelter, picnic sites, boat launch ramp, fishing platform, and restroom facilities.