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Cheatham Lake

Cheatham Dam, Ashland City, Tenn.Welcome to Cheatham Lake 

The Nashville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Cheatham Lake.  The 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 from which to choose, including: fishing, hunting, camping, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking,  and others.

Cheatham Lake belongs to you, so keep it clean and attractive.  Enjoy your visit by staying safe on the water and in the recreation areas.

 

Announcements

TDEC Issues Precautionary Fish Consumption Advisory on Cheatham Reservoir

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced a precautionary fish consumption advisory June 20, 2022, due to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) on Cheatham Reservoir in Davidson County. For the entire advisory, click here.

 

Cheatham Lake News

Storage reservoirs reliable source of water supply
6/30/2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 30, 2022) – The system of dams and reservoirs in the Cumberland River Basin provide flood risk reduction, hydropower generation, navigation channels, and recreation benefits. It...
Delnora asks music fans to wear life jackets at Corps Lakes
5/26/2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 26, 2022) – In a public service announcement featuring her new song “Thankful,” singer and songwriter Delnora Reed is encouraging music fans to wear a life jacket when recreating...
Planning for possibility of falling in cold water a life saver
12/16/2021
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 16, 2021) – While no one plans on falling into cold water when visiting a Corps lake, planning for the possibility could be a life saver!...
Nashville District works on relationship building with marina stakeholders
11/17/2021
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2021) – A Corps of Engineers team met with marina concessionaires today to provide updates on programs and processes and to build a better working relationship with open...
Sahl becomes 67th commander of Nashville District
7/1/2021
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 1, 2021) – Lt. Col. Joe M. Sahl took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District today during a change of command ceremony at the Tennessee National Guard...

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