Dyers Creek

Barkley Lake

Dyer's Creek boasts fantastic views of on the sparkling Lake Barkley in the wooded rolling hills of Tennessee. Whether it's a family picnic and a BBQ with friends, the recreation area provides the perfect setting for a relaxing get-together.

The park provides a playground, volleyball court, flush toilets and a boat ramp. The shelter accommodates up to 100 people and 50 vehicles. Ample paved parking is also available.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Lake Barkley, the westernmost lake on the Cumberland River is connected by canal to Kentucky Lake, forming one of the greatest freshwater recreation complexes in the country.

Between both lakes sits the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, the largest inland peninsula in the United States. Here visitors have access to boat ramps, many miles of hiking trails, wildlife viewing and off highway vehicle riding.

Nearby Attractions

Visit the Lake Barkley State Resort Park for miles of hiking trails and horseback riding stables.


Visitors here enjoy boating, fishing, wildlife watching and swimming.

Bring the binoculars and search for wildlife like the white-tailed deer, raccoons and bald eagles. Fishing is popular, and during warm months bass and catfish are abundant.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 931-232-7724 DOVER OFFICE; 270-362-4236 LAKE BARKLEY RESOURCE MANAGERS OFFICE

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Nashville, Tenn, take I-24 West to the Clarksville Exit 8. Take US-79S for 46 miles to Dyers Creek Recreation Area.

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