Cumberland River Paddle, Cleeces Ferry at Bells Bend

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Cumberland River, Cleeces Ferry at Bells Bend
Paddle seven scenic miles of the Cumberland River beginning at Bells Bend historic Cleeces Ferry. No bridge. No ferry. Bring your kayak, canoe, stand up paddle board Sunday April 9th, 2016 at 09:15AM for a journey down the Cumberland River.

Sunday April 9th, 2016 at 09:15AM
Shuttle begins at 9:15AM. Paddle begins at 10:00AM.
Class I Paddle.

Rentals will be available through Run-A-Muck Outfitters LLC.
Reservations must be made by Friday April 7th at [masked] or [masked]. Cost will be $30 per kayak (includes PFD and paddle)

Meet here: Bells Bend of Cumberland River at Cleeces Ferry
3800 Old Hickory Blvd Nashville, TN 37218 (
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HWY 12 to Old Hickory Blvd to Cleeces Ferry

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Shuttle to Take Out: North on Old Hickory Blvd.
West on HWY 12 - Ashland City Highway.
Left across median across from Pecan Valley Rd.

PFD - Personal Flotation Device - Life Jacket Required!

Complimentary Shuttle by Run-A-Muck Outfitters ( (

Check out Facebook events to plan a Bells Bend Weekend Adventure!
7th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo
Saturday, April 8 at 9 AM - 3:30 PM (

Camp out at Bells Bend Park
Friday - Sunday, Apr 7 at 5 PM to Apr 9 at 11 AM (

Cumberland River, Cleeces Ferry at Bells Bend
Sunday, April 9 at 9:15 AM - 3:00 PM (

2016 photos (

Cumberland River Compact conserves the Cumberland River from Harlan County Kentucky to Smithland Kentucky at the Ohio river. The Cumberland River was called Wasioto by Native Americans and Riviere des Chaouanons, or "river of the Shawnee," by French traders. The river was also known as the Shawnee River (or Shawanoe River) for years.

Cumberland River flow downstream of Nashville affected by generation schedules at Old Hickory Dam, Percy Priest Dam, & Cheatham Dam.
Schedules posted by 6pm previous evening.
Old Hickory Dam Generating - Water Release Schedule (
J Percy Priest Dam Generating -Water Release Schedule (
Cheatham Dam Generating - Water Release Schedule[masked]
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District

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