Nashville is full of great places for walking and hiking. If you want to enjoy nature in the fall, you need to know where to go for the best hiking and walking possible. Here are five amazing places to enjoy.
As part of the Tennessee State Park System, Radnor Lake is one of the best places for hiking. With plenty of natural areas and areas specifically for hiking, the lake provides all types of fun. It's located about 10 miles from downtown and you can enjoy over six miles of trails on the Radnor Lake Loop.
Shelby Bottoms or Shelby Park provides a great place in Nashville for nature. It's a 1,200-acre floodplain found along the Cumberland River. With five miles of paved trails and over five miles of regular hiking trails, this is one of the best places for outdoor fun.
Percy and Edwin Warner Parks
These two parks are a couple of top destinations in the city. Both provide many miles of trails and the Mossy Ridge Trail in Percy Warner is considered one of the best trails for hiking in Nashville. It's even known as one of the top trails in the entire country.
Richland Creek Greenway
Found just four miles from downtown, this is one of the better trails in the city. Richland Creek is part of the growing park system of the city and provides plenty of trails for bikers, runners, walkers and hikers. It's connected to the Sylvan Park neighborhood and a family favorite for many residents.
Found in a rural area and on the edge of the Highland Rim, this is another great place for hiking. The park is over 1,700 acres, with three trails. Over five miles of hiking trails are provided and many unique plants are found here.
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