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Shutes Branch

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About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

Old Hickory Lake

Overview

Shutes Branch is located on the popular Old Hickory Lake, just a short drive outside of Nashville. Theres plenty of opportunities for boating, biking, swimming and fishing, as well as Sailing.

Natural Features:

Old Hickory Lake is a 22,500 acre reservoir created by the Old…

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Access

  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Pets

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups

Reviews

1 Review of Shutes Branch

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Linda L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2021

Beautiful views right near Nashville

This site is perfect if fishing and boating! Many people come here to fish but unfortunately that is not my thing!

Month of VisitMay

Location

Shutes Branch is located in Tennessee

Directions

East of Nashville, TN on I-40, exit onto Old Hickory Blvd N, turn rightonto Hwy 70 (Lebanon Rd), then turn left onto Andrew Jackson Blvd.Continue until 1st light, continue straight ahead on Saundersville Road,turn left into recreation area.

Coordinates

36.24638858 N
86.56861155 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Shutes Branch is located on the popular Old Hickory Lake, just a short drive outside of Nashville. Theres plenty of opportunities for boating, biking, swimming and fishing, as well as Sailing.

Natural Features:

Old Hickory Lake is a 22,500 acre reservoir created by the Old Hickory Lock and Dam on the Cumberland River. The lake is named after former president Andrew Jackson, a Tennessee-native nicknamed "Old Hickory" for his tough and aggressive personality.

The lake features 440 miles of scenic shoreline, surrounded by wooded flatlands and plenty of access points.

Recreation:

Bikers of all skills levels will enjoy the Shutes Branch Mountain Biking Trail, accessed from the picnic area. The first part of the trail is ideal for beginners, while the second portion will challenge more experienced cyclists with rockier terrain, ledges and tight turns.

With its close vicinity to the water, Fishing and swimming are consistently popular activities at Shutes Branch.

Facilities:

Shutes Branch offers various picnic sites, a boat launch and fishing platform.

The reservable group picnic shelter holds 50 guests and comes with electric hookups.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby fishing piers attract anglers at Rockland, Sanders Ferry, Shutes Branch and Bledsoe Creek State Park.

History buffs will enjoy a day trip to The Hermitage, a National Historic Landmark and home of former president, Andrew Jackson, during the early 19th century.

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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