Best Birding in Tennessee

This list represents the most popular birding in Tennessee. Use this list to plan your next Tennessee birding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Long Hunter State Park: Couchville Lake Trail

    2 Reviews

    Nashville, TN

    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 ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Lake, woods, and tree lovers will appreciate the Couchville Lake Arboretum, which borders the trail. Wildlife lovers will ...

  • #2 Radnor Lake Trail

    1 Reviews

    Radnor Lake, TN

    Radnor Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Oak Hill, Tennessee. It is within Radnor Lake. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 778 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total ...
    •  1.5 miles

    Radnor Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Oak Hill, Tennessee. It is within Radnor Lake. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at ...

  • #3 Long Hunter State Park: Jones Mill Mountain Bike Trail

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    La Vergne, TN

    Follow the single-track mountain bike trail through cedar glades and hardwood forest, near the shores of Percy Priest Lake. The predominantly oak and hickory forests are home to many birds, including ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Follow the single-track mountain bike trail through cedar glades and hardwood forest, near the shores of Percy Priest Lake. ...

  • #4 Beaman Park: Creekside Trail and Henry Hollow Loop

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    Bordeaux, TN

    This is a great hike for bird-watchers and those who enjoy the sight of woods and limestone walls bordering creeks. The trail goes through rugged landscapes, including ridgetops nearly 1,000 ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a great hike for bird-watchers and those who enjoy the sight of woods and limestone walls bordering creeks. The trail ...

  • #5 Henry Horton State Park: Wild Turkey Trail

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    Nashville, TN

    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 ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a hike for those who love woods, ponds, and the opportunity to see wildlife, including wild turkeys. Hickory and ...

  • #6 East FlankBattle of Franklin

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    Franklin, TN

    This is a great hike for Civil War buffs. Walk the fields where the historic Battle of Franklin was fought on November 30, 1864, and follow Saw Mill Creek, which harbors a beaver lodge. The trail ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a great hike for Civil War buffs. Walk the fields where the historic Battle of Franklin was fought on November 30, ...

  • #7 Long Hunter State Park: Deer Trail

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    La Vergne, TN

    Lake, woods, and tree lovers will appreciate the new Couchville Lake Arboretum, which borders the trail. Deer and waterbirds are easy to see while following the trail as it does an easy loop ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Lake, woods, and tree lovers will appreciate the new Couchville Lake Arboretum, which borders the trail. Deer and waterbirds ...

  • #8 Long Hunter State Park: Couchville Lake Trail

    0 Reviews

    La Vergne, TN

    Lake, woods, and tree lovers will appreciate the new Couchville Lake Arboretum, which borders the trail. Deer and waterbirds are easy to see while following the trail as it does an easy loop ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Lake, woods, and tree lovers will appreciate the new Couchville Lake Arboretum, which borders the trail. Deer and waterbirds ...

  • #9 Ellington Agricultural Center: Eagle Trail and Roberts Walk

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    Nashville, TN

    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 ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  1.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike passes woodlands, meadows, and creeks throughout a 207-acre area that hosts 124 bird species. Start at the Eagle ...

  • #10 Ellington Agricultural Center: Eagle Trail and Roberts Walk

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    Oak Hill, TN

    Flower lovers will want to spend time in the Bicentennial Iris Garden that greets them at the end of the Eagle Trail. Circle a ten-acre meadow, whose eastern portion borders Seven Mile Creek, ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  1.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Flower lovers will want to spend time in the Bicentennial Iris Garden that greets them at the end of the Eagle Trail. Circle ...