About This Spot
Located on the Cumberland River just northeast of Nashville, you will find plenty of Southern hospitality at Old Hickory Lake. With over 22,000 acres of water and 440 miles of shoreline, Old Hickory offers plenty of hiking, fishing, boating, skiing and other lake activities. With no lifeguards on duty, swim at your own risk (no swimming allowed near or from boat launches). Old Hickory Lake was named after President Andrew Jackson.