Goochie Ford - Swim near Readyville, Tennessee
35.83782, -86.1892
1.1 miles NW of Readyville, Tennessee
GPS: 35°50'16.2"N 86°11'21.1"W
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State: Tennessee


River swimming hole with rope swing.Courtesy of

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From Readyville, Tennessee

  1. Head northwest on Murfreesboro Rd toward Readyville Rd (0.3 mi)
  2. Continue onto Woodbury Pike (210 ft)
  3. Turn right onto Bivens Hill Rd (0.7 mi)
  4. Turn right onto Goochie Ford Rd
    Destination will be on the right
    (0.3 mi)

It is about a 1 hour drive from Nashville. From Nashville, take I-24 eastbound toward Chattanooga for 30.1 miles. Take exit 81B and merge onto South Church Street toward Murfreesboro. Turn right onto South Rutherford Boulevard and go 3.8 miles then turn right onto Mercury Boulevard. and go 8.6 miles. Turn left onto Old Woodbury Pike and go 1.9 miles then turn left onto Bivens Hill Road and go 0.7 miles then turn right onto Goochie Ford Road and go to the river. The swimming hole is here.Courtesy of

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