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Dale Hollow Dam Powerhouse
305 Powerhouse Road
Celina, Tennessee 38551

From Celina, Tenn., take Highway 53 North for two miles. Turn right onto Dale Hollow Dam Road, then take the third right onto Powerhouse Road. Park alongside the main access road.

Open House Tours

Dale Hollow Dam

Dale Hollow Lake Open House Tours

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2018) – In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Dale Hollow Dam Hydropower Plant in Celina, Tenn. 

Tours for eighth grade students and above is Thursday, May 3, 2018 and Thursday, May 17.  Teachers may contact 931-243-3135 for information and to make reservations for student tours.  Free tours for the general public are Saturday, June 16; Saturday, June 30; Saturday, Sept. 15; Saturday, Sept. 29; and Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tours of the facility are limited to 25 persons and each tour begins at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12 a.m. Central Time. Pre-registration is required for all tour guests (including minors).  The deadline to register is Friday, one week prior to each tour date. Personal information collected during sign-up is used for security background checks.

See tour information page and sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080948a4a92eaafa7-dale 

NOTE: You must provide full name, address, phone number, drivers 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.

Tour Details and Rules

  • We ask all guests to arrive at the gate next to the Hydropower Plant at least 15 minutes prior to the tour time for check in. For directions please contact the Dale Hollow Lake Resource Manager’s Office at (931) 243-3136.

  • All facilities are NOT ADA accessible.  Every effort will made to accommodate any need that is known in advance 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.

  • 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.