Harpeth River Bridge Campground (TN)

Cheatham Lock and Dam

The relaxing family friendly atmosphere at Harpeth River Campground will have campers wanting to return as often as possible. Harpeth River Bridge Campground is located about 10 miles northwest of Ashland City, TN and is a 30 minute drive to Nashville.

Keep in mind, staff will hold a campsite until the check-out time (2:00 pm) on the day following the arrival date. However, if you're arrving late, we highly recommend you call the campground to notify the Park Attendant. If arrival does not occur before check-out time on the day following the arrival date, the reservation will be canceled. 

Weather you plan on using a tent or an RV, all sites have water and 50-amp electric hookups. Additional amenities include hot showers, new boat ramp, large picnic shelter, playground, concreted sites and a dump station.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Harpeth River Bridge Campground is located on the right bank of the Harpeth River. The water wraps almost all the way around the campground so that every site can be considered a water site. Beautiful old trees litter the area and provide cool shade on even the hottest days.

Nearby Attractions

Nearby attractions include Cheatham Lake Wildlife Management Area, Doziers Dock, and Pardue Recreation Area. All the sights and sounds of Nashville, TN are just a 30 minute drive away.


The temperate climate here allows for a lengthy recreation season, including boating, canoeing, and fishing. There is a large playground for the children and horseshoe pits for the adults. A large pavillion will be great for big family get togethers.

Contact Information


2914 Hwy 49W Ashland City TN 37015

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 615-792-4195

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Ashland City, Tennessee, head northwest on S Main Street toward Cumberland Street. Take the first left on TN-49W/ Cumberland Street and continue to follow TN-49W for 5 miles. Campground will be on your right directly before the Harpeth River Bridge.

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