Guide to Water Access & Blueways in Nashville

Guide to Water Access & Blueways in Nashville

Nashville is home to some of the best waterways in the Southeast.  We've gathered together a list of ways to access the blueways in Nashville for canoeing and kayaking as well as the publice boat launches for your bigger boats.  

 

 

 

 

SMALL CRAFT ACCESS (including canoes and kayaks) 

Cumberland River

Harpeth River

Mill Creek

Stones River

Whites Creek

  • Metro Parks allows canoe and kayak access at Hartman Park

 

BOAT RAMPS 

Heartland / Stones River Access

The Stones River access is located at 3135 Heartland Drive in Donelson. The ramp area is managed jointly by Tennessee Wildlife Resources and Metro Parks. The ramp provides access to the Stones River.

Shelby Park Ramp Access

The Shelby Park ramp access is located at Shelby Avenue at 20th Street within Shelby Park. The ramp provides access to the Cumberland River at mile marker 193.

Peeler Park Ramp Access

The Peeler Park ramp access is located at 2043 Neeley's Bend Road within Peeler Park. The ramp provides access to the Cumberland river at mile marker 205.

Lock Two Ramp Access

Lock Two ramp access is located at 2650 Lock Two Road in Donelson on Pennington Bend. The ramp provides access to the Cumberland River at mile marker 201.

 

 

Posted Friday, June 13, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Guides, Waterways