Cheatham County, Tennessee
One of nature’s best kept secrets, within minutes of downtown Nashville, Cheatham County offers breathtaking landscapes and a rich heritage. You’ll discover clean air, sparkling streams, historical sites and natural beauty. Cheatham Wildlife Management Area offers over 20,000 acres of a variety of outdoor recreation including hunting, archery, horseback riding trails, and bird watching.
Exploring by canoe or on foot you’ll find some of the most unique man-made features found in nature at the Narrows of the Harpeth River and Mound Bottom. In Ashland City follow the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail, an innovative rail to trail project, or visit the Cheatham County History Museum. There are ten boat ramp/launches on the rivers in Cheatham County, and many campsites and picnic areas near the Cheatham Dam and Lake.
Don’t forget to check out farmers and artisans markets in Kingston Springs and Ashland City or take a stroll through a pick-your-own farm. Agriculture is big business in Cheatham County, and our farmers supply many of Nashville’s top restaurants.
Be sure to visit one of our small towns and remember what it’s like when strangers waved at you, celebrated together as a community, and looked out for one another. They still do all those things in Cheatham County.