Fort Donelson

Fort Donelson Overlooking the Cumberland River/Lake Barkley
Shawn Dunnaway

Dover, Tennessee

Dover, Tennessee

Dover, home of Fort Donelson, is located on US 79 and serves as the southern entrance of Land Between The Lakes.


In Dover and throughout Stewart County, Tennessee, there are a handful of vacation rentals, motels, and resorts to choose from when visiting LBL.


A few restaurants are located in Dover along US 79.  Check out the restaurants ready to serve you in Dover and Stewart County, Tennessee.

Marinas & Boat Rentals

A couple of marinas west of Dover on Kentucky Lake offer boat rentals and slips.


Fort Donelson is Dover's top attraction.  The Civil War site is well-preserved and features a museum, monuments, a national cemetery, restored exhibits and more.

See the complete listing of attractions in Dover.

Community Profile

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