Best Easy Day Hikes Nashville  by Keith Stelter

Best Easy Day Hikes: Nashville Guide Book

by Keith Stelter (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Nashville  by Keith Stelter
Best Easy Day Hikes Nashville includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow hikes in Nashville and environs. Discover everything from hidden downtown solitude to lake and river views to quiet country woods-including the Brentwood and Murfreesboro Greenways, and Cedars of Lebanon, Long Hunter, and Henry Horton State Parks.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Nashville" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 20.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.

Combine portions of the Loop and Shoreline Trails to see the best of Bledsoe Creek State Park. Small meandering streams border portions of the trail. Covered bridges and a gazebo add interest to the h ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.8
This in-city hike offers a variety of changing scenes to pique your interest. Cross bridges and follow the Little Harpeth River. Sometimes woods and wild honeysuckle edge the trail; other times, socce ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.7
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This hike is for tree lovers, pond enthusiasts, and those wanting a bit of solitude. Overlooks and paths to the Little Harpeth River and nature ponds provide a bit of adventure for young children. The ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
The Cedar Glade Interpretive Trail is located in the 900-acre Cedars of Lebanon State Park, in the heart of the middle Tennessee karst area, which includes cedar glades. Less than 100 square miles of ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
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This is a hike for those who love woods, karst geography, and major rivers. Limestone outcroppings cross the trail. Follow the bluff along the river, which comes in and out of view and is 70 to 100 fe ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.3
This trail, combining the Recovery Trail and sections of the Lake Trail, is located in the 110-acre Dunbar Cave State Natural Area. Local lore has it that the cave was a favorite location for moonshin ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.4
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The trail combines portions of Edwin Warner and Percy Warner Parks. Views from the five bridges that cross Vaughn’s Creek provide good photo ops. Portions of the trail follow sections of the Natchez T ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
This hike passes woodlands, meadows, and creeks throughout a 207-acre area that hosts 124 bird species. Start at the Eagle Trail trailhead, adjoining the parking area, and head west. The Eagle Trail l ...
Nashville, TN - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
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This hike is for those who enjoy the sun and a good exercise trail. The paved multiuse trail weaves along baseball and soccer fields. The hike crosses park roads and parking areas. The trail is whee ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 1.2
This is a hike for those who love woods, ponds, and the opportunity to see wildlife, including wild turkeys. Hickory and oak trees dominate the woods. A small pond is jumping with frogs and toads in t ...
Nashville, TN - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 2.3
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Lake, woods, and tree lovers will appreciate the Couchville Lake Arboretum, which borders the trail. Wildlife lovers will like it too, as they may see deer and waterbirds here. A 300-foot wooden bridg ...
Nashville, TN - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
This in-city hike is especially convenient for the folks in Antioch. It takes you around Antioch Middle School, the community center, and then along Mill Creek. The shallow, nearly pristine creek and ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3
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This is a trail for those who love history, the woods, historic buildings, and creeks. Follow the trail up and down through woods past iron ore pits dug in 1801. Investigate the restored Presbyterian ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
This is a great hike for folks who enjoy ponds and the creative use of a landfill, as well as for sun lovers. The loop leads to a pond with a small island that has formal gardens and a gazebo. Small w ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
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A portion of this trail parallels the Cumberland River. This area features bottomland, hardwood forests, open fields, and wetlands. The long pedestrian bridge over the Cumberland River offers great vi ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
This hike is for those who love history and hilly woods. A short portion of the trail follows the original Natchez Trace that went from Nashville to Natchez, Mississippi. Join and follow the Overlook ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
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This is an excellent hike for families with young children. The interpretive brochure explains many sites on the trail that take you through the woods and karst topography, with its limestone outcrops ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
This wide paved trail serves hikers, joggers, dog walkers, wheelchairs, strollers, and those seeking a fitness trail. It winds between trees, shrubbery, and mowed areas, with exercise stations intersp ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 1.1
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Civil War buffs will enjoy this hike that leads to a 40-foothigh bluff above the Harpeth River, overlooking Franklin. Stairs and a boardwalk assist in the hike up the steep hillside to the location of ...
Nashville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
This hike takes you around the lake and through heavy woods containing beech, tulip poplar, and sugar maple. April and May offer birders the best opportunity to see many of the 238 species that freque ...
Nashville, TN - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
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