A Brief History of Montgomery Bell State Park
Montgomery Bell State Park is located seven miles east of Dickson in Dickson County. The park was once the center of iron industry in Middle Tennessee. The park’s namesake, Montgomery Bell, formed one of the largest iron industries in Tennessee. Iron was once thought to be more valuable than gold and was a very lucrative industry at the time. The site of the first Cumberland Presbyterian Church is also located at Montgomery Bell State Park. The church was founded in 1810 in the log cabin home of Reverend Samuel McAdow. A replica of the cabin and a church are located within the park.
The park has 3 lakes in which to fish.
Bring your own boat, or rent one at Lake Acorn.
Enjoy scenic over 19 miles of scenic trails.
Come to the conference center or stay in a room.
Camp on one of 120 campsites on the park.
18 Holes, Driving Range, Pro Shop, and Snack Bar.
Over 20 miles of trails specifically for biking.
Areas with picnic tables and rentable pavilions.
Rent a villa or a whole group camp.