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Rockland Recreation Area

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US Army Corps of Engineers

Old Hickory Lake

Overview

Rockland Recreation Area is located on the shore of Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Old Hickory Lake was created by the Army Corps of Engineers on the Cumberland River. The lake is named after former president Andrew Jackson, nicknamed for his tough and aggressive…

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups

Reviews

4 Reviews of Rockland Recreation Area

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Ren M.
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2020

Plenty of recreation

Lakeside with docks, plenty of grills and picnic tables. They have volley ball courts, archery grounds, shelters for parties, and playgrounds

Carrie P.
Reviewed May. 22, 2018

Great Family Friendly Space

Rockland Recreation Center is by far my favorite place to go anytime the weather is nice! I have probably been to Rockland at least 100 times in the past 2 years. There are plenty of trees to hammie hang (my favorite)—even some right by the water.

The concrete tables and scattered pavilions make…

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Month of VisitJune

Location

Rockland Recreation Area is located in Tennessee

Directions

North of Nashville, TN, on I-65 exit onto Vietnam Veterans Blvd E, take exit 3 toward Hendersonville. Turn right onto Rockland Road then right on Power Plant Road. Follow signs into Rockland Recreation Area.

Coordinates

36.2986116 N
86.651388 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Rockland Recreation Area is located on the shore of Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Old Hickory Lake was created by the Army Corps of Engineers on the Cumberland River. The lake is named after former president Andrew Jackson, nicknamed for his tough and aggressive personality.

Natural Features:

Set in a moderately wooded area, Rockland Recreation Area is host to numerous wetland species that occupy the wooded areas along the nature trails within the area. Migratory birds visit the area during the winter months as well as year-round forest birds.

Recreation:

Visitors enjoy a vast array of recreational opportunities at Old Hickory including waterskiing, fishing, boating, swimming and hiking. The area provides excellent fishing for several species including bass, crappie, walleye, sauger and catfish. There are boat ramps located at Black Jack Cove, Creekwood Marina, Drakes Creek Marina and Shady Cove Marina.

Facilities:

Rockland Recreation Area contains five group shelters and one gazebo. All shelters are covered and readily equipped with tables and grills. Many of the visitors to the shelters find the ease of bank fishing popular within the Rockland Recreation Area.

Nearby Attractions:

Nashville, Tennessee, is located within a 20 to 25 minutes’ drive from Rockland Recreation Area. The Old Hickory Lake Resource Managers Office and Visitor Center are located directly within the Rockland Recreation Area. A trip to the Visitor Center is an excellent way to learn more about the history, navigational facilities and other programs at Old Hickory Lake. There are numerous stores with amenities within the Old Hickory Lake area.

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