60 Hikes within 60 Miles Nashville - 4th Edition  by Johnny Molloy

60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Nashville - 4th Edition Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Menasha Ridge Press)
60 Hikes within 60 Miles Nashville - 4th Edition  by Johnny Molloy
Anyone believing there's no quality hiking near the Music City will be singing a new tune when they pick up 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville. From exploring old Confederate earthworks in the cedar glades of Stones River National Battlefield to walking through a man-made tunnel beside the Harpeth River, outdoor enthusiasts will have plenty of hikes to choose from throughout middle Tennessee. Whether you live in Nashville, Clarksville, or Murfreesboro, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Nashville provides you with the information you need to choose the perfect day hike in your area, including trail lengths, hiking times, and trail difficulty. So lace up those shoes and boots, sling that daypack, and hit the trail!

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Trails from the "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Nashville - 4th Edition" Guide Book
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This hike journeys along Duck River, a state scenic waterway, cruising through bottomlands and presenting aquatic panoramas before climbing to a bluff, where an observation tower overlooks restored na ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.1
This is one of the finest paths in Middle Tennessee. It extends along the wooded and rugged shoreline of Cordell Hull Lake for more than 5 miles, passing waterfalls, old homesites, and rocky overlooks ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.2
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Talk about turning bad into good. The city of Nashville purchased the Bells Bend area back in 1989 for use as a landfill. Luckily, former mayor Bill Purcell had other ideas for this scenic tract on th ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
This loop hike traverses the perimeter of Bledsoe Creek State Park. Located near Gallatin, the park borders Old Hickory Lake. The trail offers lakeside walking, in addition to some hilltop walking thr ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.1
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This greenway connects two parks operated by the city of Brentwood: River Park and Crockett Park. The trail traverses an attractive wooded corridor along the Little Harpeth River, which makes it one o ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
This there-and-back hike cruises through Long Hunter State Park, along the pretty shoreline of Percy Priest Lake. The walking is easy, but the total distance—if you make the entire hike—is 8 miles. Yo ...
La Vergne, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
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This loop hike shows off the trees for which Cedars of Lebanon State Park was named. The trail passes through cedar woods but also penetrates hardwood forests on some of the state park’s more hilly te ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
Explore this recent addition to the Tennessee State Natural Areas holdings, Cheeks Bend. Part of the 2,135-acre Duck River State Natural Area Complex, the trail travels along a bluff overlooking the D ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
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This trail is not a nature trail in the classic sense. It has no interpretive signs. However, it does circle the attractive peninsula between the Collins and Caney Fork rivers. Water is never far away ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
This little-used, underrated path at Fort Donelson National Battlefield traverses a corridor of protected land. In addition to running parallel to Confederate earthworks nearly its entire distance, th ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
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This easy trail circles Couchville Lake, which lies adjacent to Percy Priest Lake at Long Hunter State Park. The popular paved path winds through woods and has many side trails leading to small piers ...
La Vergne, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
This rustic rail-trail quietly runs through a rural section of the lower Cumberland River. The path is flanked by bluffs on one side and water on the other. Look for wildlife.
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
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This hike traverses one of Tennessee’s newer designated state natural areas. Conveniently located adjacent to the Natchez Trace Parkway, this preserve makes a loop through a seldomtraveled hardwood fo ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
This hike uses two park trails to form a loop. It travels in the woods, along Swan Lake and beside the park’s namesake Dunbar Cave. If the walk doesn’t do enough for your legs, consider adding a cave ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
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The sound of falling water is ever-present along this path that traverses the gorge of the Caney Fork River. Located below Great Falls Dam at Rock Island State Park, the trail connects two of the park ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
This is one of Middle Tennessee’s more challenging trails. Laid out by the Tennessee Trails Association, it offers a rugged hike on land managed by Tennessee State Parks and the Army Corps of Engineer ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.9
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This special area, bought and preserved by the Nature Conservancy in conjunction with the state of Tennessee, has become more special with the expansion of its trail system. Flat Rock is one of the la ...
Murfreesboro, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
This hike loops the perimeter of Fort Donelson National Battlefield, on the shores of Lake Barkley. Along the way, it visits a monument, river batteries, troop trenches, and log huts from the Civil Wa ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
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This loop explores the high and the low of Radnor Lake State Natural Area. Depart from the less-used east side of the park, then climb steeply up the Ganier Ridge Trail into the highest hills in Nashv ...
Brentwood, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4 miles
This relatively short walk is laced with history. Located just off the Natchez Trace Parkway near Columbia on the banks of the Duck River, the trail first passes by the 200-year-old Gordon House. It t ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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