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Bledsoe Creek State Park

bledsoe creek state park  


Bledsoe Creek State Park, a 164-acre park off Highway 25 in Gallatin, TN, is situated on the Bledsoe Creek embayment of the U.S. Corps of Engineers Old Hickory Reservoir near the old 1780's settlement of Cairo in Sumner County.

The park offers 2 boat launch ramps. One ramp is located inside the park for registered campers only. Another ramp is located just outside the park on Ziegler's Fort Road for the general public. There are approximately 26 camping sites with water and electrical hookups and also equipped with picnic tables and grills. There is a new bathhouse facility with showers and lavatories now available. No reservations are taken for camp sites. Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash at all times.

Bledsoe Creek offers lake fishing on Old Hickory Lake. Catches include bass, bluegill, catfish and crappie. A valid TN fishing license is required. Fishing licenses are not sold at the park but may be purchased at off-site locations near the park. Fishing is limited to non-wildlife observation areas.

There are approximately 6 miles of hiking trails, 1 mile of which is paved and accessible to persons with a disability. Trails are open year round. The park has 2 large picnic shelters. Shelter #1 can accommodate up to 50 people and shelter #2 can accommodate up to 150 people. Pavilions are equipped with grills and have water spigots. There is one picnic area that has approximately 20 individual picnic sites. Each site is equipped with a grill. There is also a ballfield and playground.

   

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