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71 Corps Lane Carthage, TN 37030
615-735-1034
Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
cordellhulllake@usace.army.mil

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Cordell Hull Lake

Cordell Hull Lock and Dam Project, Carthage, Tenn.Welcome to Cordell Hull Lake

The Nashville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Cordell Hull 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, hiking, horseback riding and other numerous ways to enjoy nature.  

Cordell Hull Lake belongs to you, so keep it clean and attractive for future generations.  Enjoy your visit by staying safe on the water and in the recreation areas. Remember to always wear your life jacket whether you are on or around water.

Cordell Hull Lake Announcements

Survey Crew on Project

Cordell Hull Lake will have a USACE survey crew on the project from February 2-28.  They will be in a government issued white Ram truck with a camper top.

The crew will be in the following areas:

  • Smiths Bend
  • Gainesboro including the previous area known as Cumberland Bend Golf Course
  • Sullivans Bend
  • Granville Community Center
 

Boundary Line Remarking - January 2022

A boundary line crew is targeted to start work early to mid January at Cordell Hull Lake.

They are remarking boundary line, from Cordell Hull Dam to Smith’s Bend.  Approximately 50 miles will be marked and signed.  Areas included are Defeated Creek, McClures Bend, and Brooks Bend.

Crew will be identifiable by their vehicle and a company shirt both stating “Envirosmart”.  If you have any questions you may contact the Resource Manager’s Office at 615-735-1034.

 

Cordell Hull Lake News

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...
Nashville District dams saved $1.8 billion in March flooding
6/15/2021
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 15, 2021) – The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event...
Water Management assesses water quality in Cumberland River Basin
5/5/2021
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 5, 2021) – The Water Quality Team, a component of the Water Management Section within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, routinely collects water quality...