Family Fun at Avondale Recreation Area

Avondale recreation area

Things change. Avondale Recreation Area is located just outside of Hendersonville, TN on Old Hickory Lake. When I was growing up, Avondale was very similar to Cedar Creek Recreation Area.  It was a great place to go to cool off on a hot summer day.  It had a nice big sandy beach  and a roped off …

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Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Park

Venture into East Nashville for a day of outdoor fun! Shelby Bottoms Nature Center and Shelby Park are great to explore! We always hit the Nature Center first. To get there drive through Shelby Park past the golf school and the playscape and head toward the railroad bridge. You may get lucky and see a …

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Rockland Recreation Area – Spend a Day at the Lake in Hendersonville, TN

Rockland Recreation Area

I am filled with regret… I lived in Hendersonville,TN for 30 years and I never knew about Rockland Recreation Area.  How could I have missed this?  It’s this fantastic lakeside field of awesome and I am just now discovering it. Don’t make this mistake. Pack your picnic basket and head to Hendersonville. The first area …

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