Barkley Lake, TN
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.
Drive In, Boat In
US Army Corps of Engineers
Dover is located in Barkley Lake in Tennessee
From Nashville, Tenn., take I-24 west to Clarksville. Exit on Highway 79.Follow Highway 79 to Dover Recreation Area.
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