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Dover

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About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

Barkley Lake

Overview

Dover is a day-use area that overlooks the lovely Lake Barkley. Whether its a gathering of family or friends, visitors can enjoy nature at its best in one of the countrys greatest freshwater recreational complexes.

Natural Features:

Lake Barkley, the westernmost lake on the…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Group
  • Cabins

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups

Reviews

3 Reviews of Dover

Ratings Breakdown

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Isabella H.
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2018

Great for RVs

This campground is great for RVs, however the road leading up to the campground is a bit narrow and hard to maneuver a big RV. Once in the park, though, the spots for your RV in your campsite are big and can fit your RV. There was enough room for us to back in our RV as well. There is a campfire…

  • Hiking path nearby
  • Gorgeous purple flowers
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Month of VisitSeptember
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Reviewed Aug. 12, 2018

Piney Campground/ lake Barkley/ Ky

This is an annual tradition for us. We haul our jet ski and camp right by the water. This place has a lot of amenities, including a "beach" boat ramp, courtesy dock, fishing pier and bathhouses.

The campsites are clean and we always enjoy our stay. My only complaint is that from the sites located…

Month of VisitJuly
Shelly S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2016

History and nature

Beautiful area with plenty to do and history to discover.

  • Cemetery at Fort Donelson
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Location

Dover is located in Tennessee

Directions

From Nashville, Tenn., take I-24 west to Clarksville. Exit on Highway 79.Follow Highway 79 to Dover Recreation Area.

Coordinates

36.49027703 N
87.843055 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Dover is a day-use area that overlooks the lovely Lake Barkley. Whether its a gathering of family or friends, visitors can enjoy nature at its best in one of the countrys greatest freshwater recreational complexes.

Natural Features:

Lake Barkley, the westernmost lake on the Cumberland River, sits among wooded rolling hills. The lake is connected by canal to Kentucky Lake, a reservoir that stems from the Tennessee River.

Recreation:

Boating, fishing, swimming and picnicking are popular activities at Dover day-use area. Wildlife including the occasional deer, raccoon or golden eagle, are commonly spotted in the area.

Facilities:

The group picnic shelter fits 100 people and 50 vehicles. It does not have electric hookups.

Nearby Attractions:

Dover is close to Fort Donelson National Battlefield, where the Union Army won their first battle of the Civil War.

Shopping, grocery stores and gas stations are conveniently located nearby.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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