Best hiking trails in Nashville

Check out the top hiking trails in Nashville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Percy Warner Park
1. Percy Warner Park
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196 local reviews
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Alan
Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as “The Warner Parks,” are managed by the Metro Nashville…
Mark & Becky
Edwin and Percy Warner Parks are collectively known as "The Warner Parks." These parks span over 3,180 acres…
Sara
Hit of the stairs, the hiking trails, or walking/running trails. This park is beautiful and is one of my…
1. Percy Warner Park
1. Percy Warner Park
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196 local reviews
Alan
Alan
Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as “The Warner Parks,” are managed by the Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation Department…
Mark & Becky
Mark & Becky
Edwin and Percy Warner Parks are collectively known as "The Warner Parks." These parks span over 3,180 acres of forest and fields, 9 miles…
Sara
Sara
Hit of the stairs, the hiking trails, or walking/running trails. This park is beautiful and is one of my personal favorite. They have a good…
2. Radnor Lake State Park
2. Radnor Lake State Park
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184 local reviews
1160 Otter Creek Rd, Nashville
+1 615-373-3467
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John Mark
Beautiful state park with great hiking trails. The lake trail is a favorite as it is flat enough for…
Jazmen&Lee
Wonderful Nature Preserve - easy and moderate hiking trails (not dogs on the trails unfortunately), paved…
Kourtney
This is a little piece of natural Tennessee just ten minutes from downtown. The hiking trails are excellent,…
2. Radnor Lake State Park
2. Radnor Lake State Park
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184 local reviews
1160 Otter Creek Rd, Nashville
+1 615-373-3467
John Mark
John Mark
Beautiful state park with great hiking trails. The lake trail is a favorite as it is flat enough for strollers and the scenery is…
Jazmen&Lee
Jazmen&Lee
Wonderful Nature Preserve - easy and moderate hiking trails (not dogs on the trails unfortunately), paved lakeside walking trail (dog…
Kourtney
Kourtney
This is a little piece of natural Tennessee just ten minutes from downtown. The hiking trails are excellent, and you'll pass by Jack White's…
3. Radnor Lake
3. Radnor Lake
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141 local reviews
Radnor Lake, Oak Hill
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Matt
It's the largest nature preserve in the US that's inside a city limit. It's got beautiful sights, lots of…
Thomas
One of my favorite spots in Nashville, this wonderful lake surrounded by hiking trails is a short drive…
Victoria
It's so beautiful. Paved path that goes around Radnor lake, surrounded by trees and hiking trails. A 15 min…
3. Radnor Lake
3. Radnor Lake
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141 local reviews
Radnor Lake, Oak Hill
Matt
Matt
It's the largest nature preserve in the US that's inside a city limit. It's got beautiful sights, lots of nature, hiking trails, and a…
Thomas
Thomas
One of my favorite spots in Nashville, this wonderful lake surrounded by hiking trails is a short drive outside of the city and is a hot…
Victoria
Victoria
It's so beautiful. Paved path that goes around Radnor lake, surrounded by trees and hiking trails. A 15 min drive to this oasis, truly a…
4. Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway
4. Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway
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276 local reviews
1900 Shelby Bottoms Greenway, Nashville
Closed · Opens Wednesday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 615-862-8539
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Meg
This nature preserve right in East Nashville is just a few minutes away from our home. There are lots of…
Mat & Wes
This is a great park for recreation. There are ponds where you can picnic or feed ducks. They also have bike…
Stu
Shelby Bottoms offers ball fields, golf course, neighborhood lake and both paved walking/bike trails and…
4. Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway
4. Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway
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276 local reviews
1900 Shelby Bottoms Greenway, Nashville
Closed · Opens Wednesday 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 615-862-8539
Meg
Meg
This nature preserve right in East Nashville is just a few minutes away from our home. There are lots of hiking trails, as well as one that…
Mat & Wes
Mat & Wes
This is a great park for recreation. There are ponds where you can picnic or feed ducks. They also have bike and hiking trails to explore…
Stu
Stu
Shelby Bottoms offers ball fields, golf course, neighborhood lake and both paved walking/bike trails and unpaved hiking trails that extend…
5. Percy Warner Park Stairs
5. Percy Warner Park Stairs
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33 local reviews
Belle Meade Blvd, Nashville
+1 615-352-6299
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Jill
Not only do you drive through one of the swankiest sections of the city (Belle Meade) but once you get there…
JoAnna & Rob
Taylor Swift's favorite Nashville park. Honestly who cares though? It's our favorite park. That's what counts…
Isabeau And Shaun
One of the best treasures of the Nashville area! Just 15 minutes from downtown, you’ll feel as though you’re…
5. Percy Warner Park Stairs
5. Percy Warner Park Stairs
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33 local reviews
Belle Meade Blvd, Nashville
+1 615-352-6299
Jill
Jill
Not only do you drive through one of the swankiest sections of the city (Belle Meade) but once you get there you have beautiful hiking…
JoAnna & Rob
JoAnna & Rob
Taylor Swift's favorite Nashville park. Honestly who cares though? It's our favorite park. That's what counts. There's a hill on one of the…
Isabeau And Shaun
Isabeau And Shaun
One of the best treasures of the Nashville area! Just 15 minutes from downtown, you’ll feel as though you’re nowhere near a city with great…
6. Percy Priest Lake
6. Percy Priest Lake
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59 local reviews
Percy Priest Lake, Nashville
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Angie
Google Percy Priest Lake, there are so many great recreational parks and marinas where you can fish, rent…
Milo & Marla
Across the street from our home you have access to ... Hiking Trails, Paddle Boats, Boat Rentals, Fishing,…
Jeff
There is a beach here, also hiking trails. Rent a kayak or a boat and head out on the giant 271 miles of…
6. Percy Priest Lake
6. Percy Priest Lake
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59 local reviews
Percy Priest Lake, Nashville
Angie
Angie
Google Percy Priest Lake, there are so many great recreational parks and marinas where you can fish, rent kayaks, pontoons, fishing boats…
Milo & Marla
Milo & Marla
Across the street from our home you have access to ... Hiking Trails, Paddle Boats, Boat Rentals, Fishing, Cliff Diving Biking
Jeff
Jeff
There is a beach here, also hiking trails. Rent a kayak or a boat and head out on the giant 271 miles of shoreline lake.
7. Long Hunter State Park
7. Long Hunter State Park
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24 local reviews
2910 Hobson Pike
Closed · Opens Wednesday 8:00 AM
+1 615-885-2422
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Katie
A bit of a drive, but never crowded with some great hiking trails. The Day Loop is beautiful and less hilly…
Jennifer
Free entry. This park has hiking trails around one the biggest lakes in Tennessee. This park offers fishing…
Thomm And Eva
Walking trails, hiking trails, canoe rentals in summer on Couchville Lake (small lake with NO speedboats) -…
7. Long Hunter State Park
7. Long Hunter State Park
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24 local reviews
2910 Hobson Pike
Closed · Opens Wednesday 8:00 AM
+1 615-885-2422
Katie
Katie
A bit of a drive, but never crowded with some great hiking trails. The Day Loop is beautiful and less hilly than some others in the area.
Jennifer
Jennifer
Free entry. This park has hiking trails around one the biggest lakes in Tennessee. This park offers fishing and free boat ramps as well.
Thomm And Eva
Thomm And Eva
Walking trails, hiking trails, canoe rentals in summer on Couchville Lake (small lake with NO speedboats) - perfect!
8. Percy Warner Park
8. Percy Warner Park
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27 local reviews
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Katie
Edwin Warner and its neighbor, Percy Warner, have great hiking trails! There are paved hikes, but I like the…
Ken
Expansive city park of 3,100 acres of forest and fields, miles of hiking trails, mountain bike trails, golf,…
Lindsay
Amazing hiking trails, with great views and multiple access points.
8. Percy Warner Park
8. Percy Warner Park
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27 local reviews
Katie
Katie
Edwin Warner and its neighbor, Percy Warner, have great hiking trails! There are paved hikes, but I like the ones that have changes in…
Ken
Ken
Expansive city park of 3,100 acres of forest and fields, miles of hiking trails, mountain bike trails, golf, picnic, and dog park.
Lindsay
Lindsay
Amazing hiking trails, with great views and multiple access points.
9. Beaman Park Nature Center
9. Beaman Park Nature Center
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22 local reviews
5911 Old Hickory Blvd, Ashland City
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 615-862-8580
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Jackie
A beautiful park with lots of hiking trails, a lovely visitor's center and a creek to explore.
Andrew & Brady
This is a little known gem for hiking trails about 20 minutes outside of Nashville!
Brady
This is a local fave for hiking trails that not many people know about!
9. Beaman Park Nature Center
9. Beaman Park Nature Center
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22 local reviews
5911 Old Hickory Blvd, Ashland City
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 615-862-8580
Jackie
Jackie
A beautiful park with lots of hiking trails, a lovely visitor's center and a creek to explore.
Andrew & Brady
Andrew & Brady
This is a little known gem for hiking trails about 20 minutes outside of Nashville!
Brady
Brady
This is a local fave for hiking trails that not many people know about!
10. Radnor Lake State Park Visitor Center- West Lot
10. Radnor Lake State Park Visitor Center- West Lot
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5 local reviews
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Nancy
This is a beautiful, sweet little gem of a lake with a hiking trail going all the way around it. There are…
Jennifer
Hiking trails. Nature. Not far from the city. This place is lovely.
Linda
Beautiful Hiking Trails around a lake! One of our favorites.
10. Radnor Lake State Park Visitor Center- West Lot
10. Radnor Lake State Park Visitor Center- West Lot
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5 local reviews
Nancy
Nancy
This is a beautiful, sweet little gem of a lake with a hiking trail going all the way around it. There are also two ridge hikes if you are…
Jennifer
Jennifer
Hiking trails. Nature. Not far from the city. This place is lovely.
Linda
Linda
Beautiful Hiking Trails around a lake! One of our favorites.
11. Natchez Trace
11. Natchez Trace
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10 local reviews
Natchez Trace, Nashville
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Jason And DeMarco
Beautiful drive and scenery. Hiking trails also along the drive. There are two entrances about 15 minutes…
Karen
Beautiful Park with many hiking trails..some wide some narrow...never disappoints!
11. Natchez Trace
11. Natchez Trace
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10 local reviews
Natchez Trace, Nashville
Jason And DeMarco
Jason And DeMarco
Beautiful drive and scenery. Hiking trails also along the drive. There are two entrances about 15 minutes from the ranch.
Karen
Karen
Beautiful Park with many hiking trails..some wide some narrow...never disappoints!
12. Radnor Lake State Park - East Lot
12. Radnor Lake State Park - East Lot
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6 local reviews
Radnor Lake State Park - East Lot, Oak Hill
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Mark
If by "Nature" you mean bars & restaurants with rooftop or open-air seating, there is lots of that all over…
Anne
Protected forest and lake with hiking trails from easy to moderate. Parking is limited on busy days.
12. Radnor Lake State Park - East Lot
12. Radnor Lake State Park - East Lot
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6 local reviews
Radnor Lake State Park - East Lot, Oak Hill
Mark
Mark
If by "Nature" you mean bars & restaurants with rooftop or open-air seating, there is lots of that all over town! But seriously if you are…
Anne
Anne
Protected forest and lake with hiking trails from easy to moderate. Parking is limited on busy days.