US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Volunteer Poster.  To learn more about volunteer opprotunities call 1(800) 865-8337Volunteers

Old Hickory Lake offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities in recreation and natural resource management. We are the stewards of nearly 28,000 acres of land and water held in the public trust...held for YOU. You can make a difference by helping to ensure the wise use of these precious resources today and their conservation for tomorrow. We need your help!

As a volunteer you can:

Serve as Recreation Area Hosts

Participate in greenhouse work

Work on conservation and restoration projects

Conduct beach and trail maintenance

Enhance wildlife habitat

Carry out clean-up activities

Assist with special events

Leave a Legacy of Service

Anyone can volunteer at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facilities: Scout groups, civic organizations, local businesses, youth centers, school groups, retirees and more. All of these volunteers assist us in building and maintaining our recreational facilities as well as developing natural areas where animals and plants can thrive. For more information about fun and rewarding opportunities as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Volunteer call Old Hickory Lake at (615) 822-4846 or 847-2395. You can also visit the Corps of Engineers Nationwide Volunteer Clearinghouse email: Volunteer.Clearinghouse@usace.army.mil or call 1-800-VOL-TEER.

Old Hickory Lake Resource Manager Crystal Tingle presents volunteers that contributed to the construction and completion of the Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail a certificate of appreciation during the Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail’s Grand Opening on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, Old Hickory Lake Friends of Shutes Branch

The Friends of Shutes Branch is a mountain biking interest group that has in conjuction with Old Hickory Lake Park Rangers been responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Shute Branch Mountain Bike (MTB) Trail located in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ former Shutes Branch Campground site off of Needmore Road, Mt. Juliet. Since 2008, the Friends of Shutes Branch has cut and maintained 7.9 miles of winding trail.  To learn more about the Friends of Shutes Branch and when they have scheduled trail work days visit them online at: http://shutesbranchmtb.blogspot.com/.