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  • Center Hill Dam

    Center Hill Dam is one of the multipurpose projects that make up the Corps of Engineers’ system for development of the water resources of the Cumberland River Basin. This system is an important part of a larger plan of development for the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.As a major unit in the system, Center Hill Dam and Lake function to control the
  • Center Hill Lake

    Draft Shoreline Management Plan - View Shoreline Management Plan News Release - View  The Nashville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Center Hill Lake.  The lake provides varied outdoor recreation opportunities for millions of visitors each year.  Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors
  • Cheatham Dam

    Cheatham Dam is located in Cheatham County, Tenn., on the Cumberland River at mile 148.7 about nine miles downstream of Ashland City.  It is about 42 miles downstream from Nashville.Cheatham Dam was authorized by the Rivers and Harbors Act and approved July 24, 1946  by Public Law 525.  Inclusion of hydroelectric capability was authorized by Public
  • Cheatham Lake

    The Nashville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Cheatham Lake.  The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year.  Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities from which to choose, including: fishing, hunting,
  • Cheatham Navigation Lock

    Cheatham Navigation LockCheatham Lock is located at Mile 148.6 on the Cumberland River in Cheatham County, Tennessee and is approximately 10 miles northwest of Ashland City, Tenn.  Cheatham Lock is open to pass navigation traffic 24 hours-a-day, 365 days a year. The 67-mile reservoir created by Cheatham Dam provides Nashville and middle Tennessee
  • Chickamauga Navigation Lock

    Chickamauga Lock is  located at Tennessee River mile 471 only 6.9 miles above Chattanooga, Tennessee.It is 58.9 river miles downstream of Watts Bar Lock and 46.3 miles upriver from Nickajack Lock.Lock History TVA commenced preliminary investigation for the Chickamauga project during May 1935, and the Board of Directors authorized its construction
  • Cordell Hull Dam

    Cordell Hull Lake is located on the Cumberland River in Smith, Jackson, and Clay counties of Tennessee.  The dam is located at river mile 313.5, about five miles upstream of the city of Carthage, Tenn.  The construction took place across 10 years completion in 1973.  The construction was preformed by private contractors.Rising 87 feet above the
  • Cordell Hull Lake

    The Nashville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Cordell Hull Lake.  The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year.  Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities from which to choose, including: fishing, hunting,
  • Cordell Hull Navigation Lock

    Cordell Hull Navigation Lock is located near Carthage, Tenn., at river mile 313.5.Clear Chamber dimensions: 84 by 400 feetLift at normal pool levels: 59 feetMinimum lock filling time at normal head: 11 minutesGallons: 17 millionIf you are interested in locking, please call the Old Hickory Lock at (615) 847-3281.  All lockage reservations must be
  • Dale Hollow Dam

    Dale Hollow Dam is located approximately three miles east of Celina, Tennessee on the Obey River, 7.3 miles above its juncture with the Cumberland River at river mile 380.0. Dale Hollow Lake covers portions of Clay, Pickett, Overton and Fentress Counties in Tennessee and Clinton and Cumberland Counties in Kentucky. The project consists of 27,700
  • Dale Hollow Lake

    The Nashville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Dale Hollow Lake. Dale Hollow Dam and Lake was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1938 and the River and Harbor Act of 1946. The project was completed for flood control in 1943. Power generating units were added in 1948, 1949, and 1953. The project was designed by the
  • Downloadable Tennessee River Charts

    Charts are in PDF format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to view and print the charts. Click on the chart number you wish to view.  The topographical background images displayed throughout these navigation charts are the property and copyrighted data of Environmental Science Research Institute ® and its vendors.  The
  • Fort Loudoun Navigation Lock

    Fort Loudoun Lock is located near Lenoir City, Tennessee, some 55 miles downstream from Knoxville.It is at Tennessee River mile 602.3, some 73.4 miles upstream of Watts Bar Lock.Fort Loudoun is the uppermost dam on the Tennessee River.Lock History Fort Loudoun was the last dam built on the Tennessee River.  Construction of the dam began  July 8,
  • Hydrology and Hydraulics Branch

    The Cumberland River Basin is blessed by vast hydrological resources.  These resources have provided significant economic prosperity over the last several decades.  These resources provide water for industrial and residential development and energy production.  Unfortunately, these resources also present a risk to the region's economic engine.  The
  • J. Percy Priest Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District welcomes you to J. Percy Priest Lake.  The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year.  Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to participate in including fishing, hunting,
  • Melton Hill Navigation Lock

      Melton Hill Lock is  nine miles southwest of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and 19 miles west of Knoxville.Located 23.1 miles from the confluence of the Clinch with the Tennessee River, it is the only Corps lock on the Clinch River Lock History The Tennessee State Geological Department initially studied the Tennessee River and its tributaries in 1918.  The
  • Nickajack Navigation Lock

    Nickajack Lock is located 35 miles west of Chattanooga, Tennessee near the city of Jasper.The lock is at river mile 424.7.  It is 46.3 miles below Chickamauga Lock and 75.3 miles above Guntersville Lock.Lock History Construction began on the 600 foot-long Nickajack Auxiliary Lock  in March of 1964.  TVA completed it for operation in December 1967. 
  • Old Hickory Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District welcomes you to Old Hickory Lake.Located near Metropolitan Nashville, Tenn., the lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose
  • Pickwick Lock

    Pickwick Navigation LockPickwick Lock is approximately 12 miles south of Savannah, Tennessee.  It is just north of the Mississippi state line.Located at Tennessee  River mile 206.7, it is 52.7 miles below Wilson Lock and 184.7 miles above Kentucky Lock.Navigation in the Muscle Shoals The area called Muscle Shoals extended from Elk River to
  • Watts Bar Navigation Lock

    Watts Bar Lock is near Decatur, Tennessee.  It is approximately halfway between Chattanooga and Knoxville.The lock is located at Tennessee River mile 529.9.  It is 72.4 miles downstream from Fort Loudoun Lock and 58.9 miles above Chickamauga Lock. History of Navigation in the Area  Building navigational facilities at Watts Bar was one of the