Parks & Recreation

Wilson County offers several public parks, playgrounds, sports fields, picnic areas, tennis courts and swimming pools. Several public and private golf courses, recreational lakes and rivers, campsites and miles of hiking trails are located in the Wilson County area.

There are also two State Parks in the area:

Cedars of Lebanon State Park

900 acres open to the public with a variety of recreational activities such as hiking, an Olympic-plus size swimming pool, playground, horseshoe pits, softball field, volleyball courts, and tennis courts. Hours: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. For more information visit the Cedars of Lebanon State Park website or call the office at 615.443.2769

Long Hunter State Park

Long Hunter State Park is situated along the shore of J. Percy Priest Lake. It consists of four units: Couchville, Baker's Grove, Bryant Grove and Sellar's Farm. Picnicking, swimming, hiking, backpacking, boating, fishing, nature photography and wildlife observation are among the activities available to park visitors. Hours: 7:00 a.m. to sunset year round. For more information visit the Long Hunter State Park website or call the office at 615.885.2422.

Nashville East/Lebanon KOA

The Nashville East/Lebanon KOA is a campground located on scenic countryside Safari Camp Road. This campground features large pull through sites able to accommodate any RV. Nashville East/Lebanon KOA offers shaded and open sites, tent sites, a swimming pool, a newly remodeled air conditioned laundry room, clean air conditioned restrooms and a well stocked camp store. Quiet hours are from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am. Store hours are from 8:30 am - 8:00 pm Monday through Saturday and 9:00 am - 8:00 pm on Sunday. For more information visit the Nashville East/Lebanon KOA website or call 615.449.5527.

Country Clubs

Five Oaks Golf and Country Club opened for business in 2001 and is a 506 acre community that lies in the scenic countryside off Highway 70 in Lebanon, Tennessee and comes complete with an 18-hole golf course, a 21,000-square-foot clubhouse and 450 residential development lots. For more information visit the Five Oaks Golf and Country Club website or call 615.444.2784.

Lebanon Golf & Country Club has been a part of the Wilson County community for more than 50 years. It has a 9-hole golf course, pro shop, banquet facility, restaurant and swimming pool. For more information call 615.444.8300. 

Family Recreational Centers

Jimmy Floyd Family Center established in 1999 is a publicly owned fitness and aquatics facility located in Lebanon, Tennessee. The center offers an indoor & outdoor pool, fitness center, racquetball courts, indoor track, and gymnasium. In addition, The Jimmy Floyd Family Center offers a variety of program options designed to offer convenience and variety to suit your lifestyle. For more information visit the Jimmy Floyd Family Center website or call 615.453.4545.

Mt. Juliet YMCA at The Valley Center opened its initial location in Mt. Juliet in 2007. The facility offers a range of health and wellness programs and services for the community including a full line of cardiovascular, strength and free-weight equipment, group fitness classes, on-site childcare services and several children's fitness programs. The YMCA hopes to work toward a major full service YMCA in the coming years. For more information visit the Mt. Juliet YMCA website or call 615.773.5363.

Visit the Wilson County Convention & Visitors Bureau for more information about the things to do and see in Wilson County, Tennessee.