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If you are longing to get your toes in the sand but a trip to the gulf coast isn't on your summer agenda, head to one of these Davidson county beaches. These natural areas are a great, low cost way to spend a fun afternoon with your family. Pack your sunscreen, chairs, sand toys and a picnic!  And remember, you can probably expect  large crowds at these sites on holidays and weekends.

Davidson County Beaches

Cook Day Use Area (Map)

  • Sandy beach and swimming area
  • Picnic spots
  • Fishing/Boat Ramps
  • Playscapes
  • $5 per car/per day
  • Open yearly from April through October
  • Open 6AM – 8PM daily

Anderson Road Day Use Area (Map)

  • Sandy Beach for lake swimming
  • Picnic Areas
  • $5 per car/per day
  • Open yearly from April through October
  • Open 6AM – 8PM daily

Old Hickory Beach (Map)

  • Sandy beach for lake swimming
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Boat/Fishing ramp
  • Open for the season on May 12, 2018
  • $5 fee per car/per day

Bryant Grove – Long Hunter State Park  (Map)

  • Sandy Beach for lake swimming
  • Free

 

Find more beaches just outside Nashville and don't forget to check out our 2018 Summer guide for more ideas for family fun this summer!

About Rachel Kline

Rachel KlineRachel is a Middle Tennessee native, born and raised in the Nashville area and having lived in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and Mount Juliet. She is mom to 3, step mom to 4 and Grandma to one (so far!)