Lone Branch

Old Hickory Lake

Lone Branch offers all the amenities visitors need for a peaceful Tennessee getaway. Plenty of trees to provide shade, grassy open areas to run around, grills for barbequing and a boat ramp.

Both group picnic shelters have electric hookups and grills, and each holds up to 50 guests; however, parking may be limited. A boat ramp is also available for use.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Old Hickory Lake is a reservoir in north-central Tennessee created by the Old Hickory Lock and Dam.

The lake spans 22,500 acres and receives its primary inflow from the Cumberland River.

Nearby Attractions

Lone Branch is just beyond the Nashville metropolitan area. Head to the "Music City" to tour the Country Music Hall of Fame or explore former President, Andrew Jackson's early 19th century home, The Hermitage-- a National Historic Landmark.


Boating and fishing are generally the main attractions for lake-goers, with anglers often catching black bass, crappie and catfish.

Changes & Cancellations

If a customer cancels a group day use facility (shelter) reservation within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date, they will forfeit the total day use fee with no service fee charge.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: (615) 822-4846

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Nashville, TN, take I-40 East to exit 229-B/Golden Bear Gateway. Continue straight on Golden Bear Gateway for approximately 9 miles. Entrance to the recreation area will be on your left just passed Cedar Creek Club. * Golden Bear Gateway turns into Benders Ferry Road at the US-70/Lebanon Road intersection.

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