NR 18-029: Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail partially closed for repairs

Published Oct. 30, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail at Old Hickory Lake in Old Hickory, Tenn., is partially closing Oct. 30, 2018 while crews install a septic system for the National Weather Office located in the area. The work is expected to be completed by early January 2019.

The park located at 131 Shutes Branch Road remains open while the work is being conducted and part of the eight-mile trail remains open. 

To find out more about the mountain bike trail’s description, view a trail map, and learn more about the Friends of Shutes Branch and how you can become a volunteer, visit the Old Hickory Lake website at

For any questions pertaining to the repair, please call the Old Hickory Lake Resource Manager’s Office at 615-822-4846 or 615-847-2395.   

(The public can obtain news, updates and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District on the district’s website at, on Facebook at and on Twitter at  The public can also follow Old Hickory Lake on Facebook at

Bill Peoples
Lee Roberts

Release no. 18-045