Lock A

Lock A

The Lock A location is in Ashland City, Tennessee
37015-9805. 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 Lock A facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

1798 Cheatham Dam Road

Ashland City

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Campground information Ashland City, Tennessee


The relaxing yet activity-rich Lock A Campground has something to offer everyone from horseshoe pits to volleyball courts and hiking opportunities, plus a plethora of lake activities as well. 

Keep in mind, staff will hold a campsite until the check-out time (2:00 pm) on the day following the arrival date. However, if you’re arrving late, we highly recommend you call the campground to notify the Park Attendant. If arrival does not occur before check-out time on the day following the arrival date, the reservation will be canceled. 


The temperate climate here allows for a lengthy recreation season including boating, swimming, canoeing and fishing.

For hikers, the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail is a rails-to-trails project, which runs 6.5 miles long and crosses Sycamore Creek on a historic abandoned railroad trestle.


Both RV and tent sites have 50 amp electric hookups. Additional amenities include hot showers, a dump station, boat launch, playground, picnic shelter and swimming area.

A beach and additional playgrounds are available in the adjacent Cheatham Dam Right Bank Recreation Area.

Natural Features

Lock A is on the north bank of the lake, just upstream from Cheatham Lock and Dam along the Cumberland River in north-central Tennessee.

Nearby Attractions

The Pardue Pond and Dyson Ditch Wildlife Refuges are on the other side of Cheatham lake. Both are excellent places for bird watching and exploring.

Frequently Asked Questions About 1798 Cheatham Dam Road Ashland City, TN

How do I make a reservation with Lock A?

To make reservations at Lock A, you can call the office at 615-792-3715.

Where is Lock A located?

The Lock A is located at 1798 Cheatham Dam Road in Ashland City,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Lock A have tent or RV camping?

Lock A offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 615-792-3715 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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