Dover

    Dover, Tennessee

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    Overview

    Dover is a day-use area that overlooks the lovely Lake Barkley. Whether it's a gathering of family or friends, visitors can enjoy nature at its best in one of the country's greatest freshwater recreational complexes.

    Recreation

    Boating, fishing and picnicking are popular activities at Dover day-use area. Wildlife including the occasional deer, raccoon or golden eagle, are commonly spotted in the area.

    Facilities

    The group picnic shelter accomidates about 35 people and 10 vehicles. The facility has lights and electricity and a water spigot.

    Natural Features

    Lake Barkley, the westernmost lake on the Cumberland River, sits among wooded rolling hills. The lake is connected by canal to Kentucky Lake, a reservoir that stems from the Tennessee River.

    Nearby Attractions

    Dover is close to Fort Donelson National Battlefield, where the Union Army won their first battle of the Civil War.

    Shopping, grocery stores and gas stations are conveniently located nearby.

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    Adventures Nearby

    Hike the Fort Donelson Battlefield Loop Trail

    3.4 mi / 465 ft gain

    Explore the 1850's Homeplace of Land Between the Lakes

    0.75 mi / 11 ft gain

    Photograph Elk and Bison Prairie at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

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