Jefferson Springs

Jefferson Springs

The Jefferson Springs location is in Smyrna, Tennessee
37167. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Jefferson Springs facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Jefferson Springs
7660 W Jefferson Pike

Phone number


Campground information Smyrna, Tennessee


Jefferson Springs Recreation Area is a lakeside oasis in the hills of middle Tennessee, providing visitors with countless recreational activities on the lake and the surrounding woods and grasslands.


The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose from, including fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing.

Fishing opportunities abound at J. Percy Priest Lake, with a wide variety of species available, including largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, striped bass, Cherokee bass and white bass. Other species such as catfish, bluegill, bream and trout provide excellent opportunities for younger anglers.


Jefferson Springs Recreation Area offers a large group shelter for day use and can accommodate up to 100 guests, making it an ideal spot for large parties and family functions.

Natural Features

J. Percy Priest Dam and Lake was one of the first Corps of Engineers lakes to have recreation as part of its mission. The dam, completed in 1968, impounds 42 miles, with 14,200 surface acres of water.

In soothing contrast to the sparkling waters of the lake are the adjacent 19,087 acres of grasslands and woodlands.

A highlight of the region, the Cedar Glades Natural Area, is home to countless wildlife and plant species, including the Tennessee coneflower.

Nearby Attractions

J. Percy Priest Lake is conveniently located about 10 miles east of downtown Nashville, offering visitors countless cultural activities in addition to the conveniences of a metro area.

Frequently Asked Questions About Jefferson Springs Smyrna, TN

How do I make a reservation with Jefferson Springs?

To make reservations at Jefferson Springs, you can call the office at 615-889-1975.

Where is Jefferson Springs located?

The Jefferson Springs is located at Jefferson Springs 7660 W Jefferson Pike in Smyrna,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Jefferson Springs have tent or RV camping?

Jefferson Springs offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 615-889-1975 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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