Old Hickory Dam Greenway is one of many forming Nashville's system of greenways throughout the city. Nashville's greenways link neighborhoods, schools, shopping areas, the downtown area, offices, recreation areas, open spaces and other points of interest. The Old Hickory Dam Greenway is a short, multi-use trail in the Tailwater Access Area, north of Nashville where the Cumberland River and Old Hickory Lake meet. The trail is mostly wooded, with access to the river from the northern-most parking area. Parking and Trail Access You can access the greenway at Tailwater Access Area on Cinder Road or from adjacent Old Hickory Lake Park, 898-800 Burnett Road.