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Visit any of the trails of Bledsoe Creek, ranging in difficulty and distance, including Owl Ridge Trail and The Shoreline Trail!
Old Hickory Lake (22,500 Reservoir) provides fishing, skiing, and other water recreation activities.
Bledsoe Creek is a small park located in the state’s Central Basin on the shore of impounded Bledsoe Creek, a tributary of Old Hickory Lake. Over four and a half miles of trails take visitors from the lakeshore to a high ridgetop. From these locations, a variety of birds ranging from waders and wintering waterfowl to transient and nesting songbirds may be observed. One hundred and sixteen species have been recorded at the park. For additional birding locations, view flyer.