Where is Percy Priest Lake?

Is Percy Priest Lake safe to swim in?

Percy Priest Lake, swimming is prohibited at launching ramps, mooring points, marinas, public docks, and posted areas. It is allowed elsewhere, but for safety’s sake please swim only in specifically designated areas. These areas are much safer as they are off-limits to boaters of all kinds.

What county is J. Percy Priest Lake in?

Percy Priest Lake covers portions of Davidson, Rutherford, and Wilson Counties and consists of 14,200 surface acres of water at summer pool elevation (490 feet above mean sea level).

Are there alligators in Percy Priest Lake?

There are NO gators in Percy Priest, Old Hickory, or other surrounding Nashville lakes.

Why is Percy Priest Lake so low?

Percy Priest Lake’s elevation is approximately three feet below the top of summer pool, and without significant rainfall the lake may not reach its typical summer elevation of 490 feet above mean sea level. … The lower lake level is strictly due to a lack of rainfall this spring,” said Todd Yann, J.

Is Priest Lake a natural lake?

Priest Lake, Idaho, United States is located in the northernmost portion of the Idaho Panhandle, 80 miles northeast of Spokane, Washington, with the northern end of the lake extending to within 15 miles (24 km) of the Canada–US border.

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Priest Lake
Max. depth 369 ft (112 m)
Surface elevation 2,439 ft (743 m)
Islands 7

What is summer pool at Percy Priest Lake?

The elevation of the lake varies from a winter low of about 483 feet above mean sea level to a summer recreation pool of 490′ msl to a flood storage capacity of 504.5′ msl.

Is Percy Priest Lake water clear?

The lake was warm and clear (much better than we are used to at home). The sand on the beach is nice and fine…not gritty or rocky like many lakes.