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Things to do in Forest Hills

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Garden
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“Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and historic estate in Nashville, featuring art galleries, seasonal festivals and breathtaking wedding venues.”
  • 206 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Our favorite place for a hike. You can take an easy 2.5 mile loop around the lake or get more adventurous and trek up one of the ridge trails. ”
  • 193 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Incredible park for hiking at all levels. Climb up the old steps or walk the paved path that lead into many hiking trails in the wooded hills. This is a beautiful spot with hundreds of acres of hiking trails - in the middle of the city, something super awesome about Nashville. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Park
“5.8 miles : 15 minute drive — Nearest state park. 1200 acres; with lake, trails, & all the beauty of Tennessee.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Garden
“There are eleven display gardens that each other a different variety of flowers. In spring you can visit the Cheekwood in Bloom festival where you will see more than 100,000 tulips in bloom at the same time. Each Christmas there is a wonderland that is full of Christmas trees, trains, live reindeer’s and of course Santa.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Golf Course
“This nine hole public golf course is located adjacent to the main entrance to Percy Warner Park. After you are finished be sure to stop by the Cheekwood Botanical Gardens located at the same entrance.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Gorgeous trails surround this gem in Nashville and the serene lake. You can mosey around on the road side which isn't a rigorous walk, or you can opt for an actual hiking trail which boasts gorgeous views!”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“New bike trails. Categorized by difficulty similar to a ski slope; black diamond”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“If you're a Civil War buff, this small but dramatic battle-site was where the Confederates came to grief following the Battle of Franklin.”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Garden
“Recently hosted an amazing outdoor Chihuly glass installation and still has a few chandeliers in the museum. Sculpture trail, herb garden, art museum and weekly activities. Outdoor summer concerts.”
  • 1 local recommends