Defeated Creek Recreation Area beach closed due to high bacteria levels

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The beach at the Defeated Creek Recreation Area is closed due to high levels of bacteria. 

According to information posted on the Cordell Hull Lake Facebook page, the bacteria levels found there exceed Tennessee Dept. of Health standards. It’s unclear when the beach will reopen, but officials say they will update the social media page when the information is available.

Officials suggested other beaches/recreation areas nearby: 

  • Wartrace Recreation Area at 3711 Gladdice Highway, Gainsboro, TN. 38562
  • Roaring River Park at 10417 Dodson Branch Highway, Gainesboro, TN. 38565
  • Floating Mill on Center Hill Lake at 430 Floating Mill Road, Silver Point, TN. 38582

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