J. Percy Priest Lake


Percy Priest Lake

J. Percy Priest Lake is created by the J. Percy Priest Dam, located about ten miles east of downtown Nashville.  The dam generates electricity and helps control flooding in the Cumberland Valley.

View the J. Percy Priest Public Use Guide (pdf) for a map of the lake and recreation areas.

Area towns and cities include Nashville and Hermitage.


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Percy Priest Lake Area Vacation Rentals






J Percy Priest Dam


Additional Information


Information about J. Percy Priest Lake from the Army Corps of Engineers.

Lake information from Moon Guides

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