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  • Cordell Hull Dam Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area reopens

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the area below Cordell Hull Dam known as the Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area has reopened to the public following construction work recently completed to stabilize the rock bluff below the dam.
  • Cordell Hull Lake staff garners Water Safety Team Award

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 13, 2024) – The staff at Cordell Hull Lake received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division’s Water Safety Team Award during a workshop here March 5, 2024, for outstanding work in educating the public about being safe recreating in the water and boating on the lake.
  • Volunteers sow seeds of conservation on Gainesboro Tree Planting Day

    GAINESBORO, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2023) - In a remarkable display of community unity and environmental stewardship, volunteers sowed the seeds of conservation on Gainesboro Tree Planting Day Oct. 20 at a six-acre plot of public land near the shoreline of Cordell Hull Lake.
  • NR 23-39: Cordell Hull Dam Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area closing

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the area below Cordell Hull Dam known as the Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area is closing today for 90 days while construction work is underway to stabilize the rock bluff below the dam.
  • Communities celebrate Cordell Hull Dam’s 50th Anniversary

    ELMWOOD, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2023) – Local communities, residents and officials celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Cordell Hull Dam Oct. 7 by paying tribute to residents that were displaced, featuring historical aspects of the dam’s construction, and noting the benefits that were realized for future generations when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers impounded the lake.
  • NR 23-38: Cordell Hull Lake taking applications for youth deer management hunt

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that its time for hunters between the ages of 10 and 16 to apply for the 12th Annual Defeated Creek Youth Deer Management Hunt at Cordell Hull Lake.
  • NR 23-36: Cordell Hull Lake uses partnership grant to improve Bear Waller Gap Trail

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2023) – Cordell Hull Lake recently received a Handshake Partnership Grant in partnership with Smith County Rescue Squad to make improvements to Bear Waller Gap Trail in Defeated, Tennessee.
  • Volunteers lauded for work on Bear Wheels Mountain Bike Trail

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (Aug 29, 2023) – Volunteers from the Upper Cumberland Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association recently partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Cordell Hull Lake to host a trail maintenance day at Defeated Creek Park on the Bear Wheels Mountain Bike Trail.
  • NR 23-28: Defeated Creek restroom and picnic area closing for upgrades

    DEFEATED, Tenn. (Aug 14, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the beach restroom and picnic area within the Defeated Creek Recreation Area is closing Monday, Sept. 11, 2023, for removal and replacement of the existing restroom facility at the beach.
  • NR 23-27: Friends of Cordell Hull Lake serve up ‘Dinner on the Dam’ fundraiser

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (Aug 11, 2023) – Friends of Cordell Hull Lake and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District staff at Cordell Hull Lake are proud to announce the inaugural year of “Dinner On the Dam” fundraiser 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023.