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Tent camping

Bells Bend

The primitive campground in Bells Bend Park features 10 campsites with camping platforms and fire rings as well as a central fire ring with picnics tables in the middle of the campground. Water and restrooms are available at the nearby outdoor center. Camping is only open to groups (no individuals) at this time. This is a great location for groups that want to experience a night of camping without the hassle of driving out of Nashville. The cost for groups in county is $50.00 for the entire campground. For individuals or families wishing to camp, free supervised camping nights are available most months featuring night hikes, fishing, and other activities with the park's outdoor specialist. For more information, contact Chris Guerin at 615-862-4187.

Bells Bend Camping Fees

  • One tent-site with fire-grill... $10.00 resident / $11.00 non-resident
  • Exclusive use of tent-sites... $50.00 resident / $55.00 non-resident

edwin warner lodge

Lodge at Edwin Warner

Use of the Lodge in Edwin Warner Park is scheduled through Metro Parks. The Board of Parks and Recreation has first priority in scheduling events in all parks and/or facilities. Scheduling priority will be given to reoccurring Metro Parks programs and events with annually established dates. The Lodge is available to scout ,church and school groups year-round for day and overnight use. Other organizations requesting to reserve and use the Lodge will be considered on a case-by-case basis. For more information, contact Cammie Claybrook at 615-370-8051.

Lodge Usage Fees

  • Day Use: $27.50/day & $38.50/out of county
  • Overnight Use: $55.00/night & $77.00/out of county

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