US Army Corps of Engineers
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Registration Process

Pre-registration is required for all tour guests, including minors.  The deadline to register is seven business days prior to scheduled tour. Personal information collected during sign-up is used for security background checks.

NOTE: You must provide full name, address, phone number, driver's license, state of issue, for every person 18 and over signed up for the tour. If it is not provided that person will not be allowed to participate in the tour upon arrival. When signing up, each individual must have a different e-mail address or the website will not accept additional signups for additional family members. Please put “None” in Driver’s License field for children who do not possess them.

Open House Tours

Cheatham Lake Open House Tours

Park Ranger Brian Mangrum gives a tour of Cheatham Powerhouse during an Open House Tour of Cheatham Lake, Ashland City, Tenn.There are no tours scheduled at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More information will be posted here when the situation changes.

 

 

 

 

 

Tour Details and Rules

We ask all guests to arrive at Right Bank Recreation Area at least 15 minutes prior to the tour time for check in. For directions please contact the Cheatham Lake Resource Manager’s Office at (615) 792-5697.

Participants of the tour must be able to navigate one flight of stairs and walk approximately a quarter mile during the course of the tour.

Tour size is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Only visitors with approval and confirmation will be permitted on the tour. No substitutions or additions are allowed.

All participants over 16 years of age must provide photo identification upon arrival for the tour. 
Visitors may not carry packages, backpacks, or other containers during the tour.

Photographs and video recording of the interior of the Power Plant is strictly prohibited.

No high-heel, open heel shoes, including clogs and Crocs or bare feet will be allowed on a tour. Tennis shoes are recommended.

All children ages 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or responsible adult during the tour.

Tour Details and Rules

  • We ask all guests to arrive at Left Bank Recreation Area at least 15 minutes prior to the tour time for check in. For directions please contact the Cheatham Lake Resource Manager’s Office at (615) 792-5697.

  • All facilities are ADA accessible.

  • Tour size is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Only visitors with approval and confirmation will be permitted on the tour.  No substitutions or additions are allowed. 

  • All participants over 16 years of age must provide photo identification upon arrival for the tour.

  • Visitors may not carry packages, backpacks, or other containers during the tour.

  • Photographs and video recording of the interior of the power plant is strictly prohibited.

  • No high-heel, open heel shoes, including clogs and crocs or bare feet, will be allowed on a tour. Tennis shoes are recommended.

  • All children ages 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or responsible adult during the tour.

  • Any increase in threat conditions can result in approved tours being cancelled with little notice. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

Privacy Act Statement

Information is solicited in accordance with Title 10, US Code Section 552 and is used to provide information necessary in preparation for a scheduled tour of the facility and to verify positive identification of visitor. Solicited information is voluntary; however, failure to provide information may result in denied visitor access. The information provided to the Corps will not be retained digitally or by hard copy after the scheduled tour date.