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Parks and Recreation

Nashville Municipal Riverfront Dockage

CMA Dockage Reservations

The 2017 CMA festival dockage will be on the East Bank Dock for the week of June 7-11. Please email your request for entering the lottery at and include vessel length, make/model, registration numbers, the vessel's name and personal contact information. The drawing will be held on May 2. Upon completion of the lottery drawing, each entry will receive an email sharing the results and dockage assignments for the week. Should you desire staying beyond the 5 night minimum ( May 7-11), please communicate your request upon confirmation of the lottery results on May 2.

About Reservations

  • We reserve on a first come, first served basis two months in advance (maximum 5-night stay).
  • Docks are available during NFL games.
  • If docked without a reservation and confirmation number, Park Police will be called.
  • Leaving a phone message for a reservation does not make a confirmed reservation.
  • Check-in time is 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on the reserved date. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m. on the following day.
  • Call 615-862-8472 upon arrival, all vessels must check in.

Making a Reservation

  • Call: 615-862-8480 (Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.)
  • Call: 615-862-8472 (Tuesday through Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.)
  • Payments are NEVER made at the docks.
  • Payments are only made over the phone or in person at Hamilton Creek Marina or the Centennial Sportsplex.
  • Pay with a VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card, or AMEX.
  • Call in advance to reserve. We might not be available to make reservations for the same day.


The municipal docks are on the Cumberland River at mile marker 191 on the east and west banks. The A-Dock is on the west bank with 350' of reservable space (Downtown side). The T-Dock is on the east bank with 400' of reservable space (Nissan Stadium side) with a coded entry/exit gate. Docks have water and 30/125 and 50/250 amp. Rafting of one vessel of equal or lesser length is allowed on both sides of the river.


Dockage Fees
Time Frame Resident Non-Resident
4 Hours or Less $10 + .25 per ft over 20' $12 + .25 per ft over 20'
5 Hours or Overnight $20 + .50 per ft over 20' $25 + .50 per ft over 20'
Utility Fees
Time Frame Resident Non-Resident
4 Hours or Less $4 $5
5 Hours or Overnight $8 $9

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The current river elevation is low. There is a known obstruction on the East Bank Dock. It has been taped off with caution tape. Please do not dock your boat between the two electrical pedestals with caution tape.

Contact Us

Reservations: 615-862-8472 or 615-862-8480

Park Police: 615-880-3429


Nashville Riverfront Dockage
c/o Russell Lackey
P.O. Box 196340
Nashville, TN 37219-6340

Reservation Schedule

Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm

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