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Warner Parks

Nashville, TN 37218 (5.664 miles)

Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as “The Warner Parks,” are managed by the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation of Nashville and Davidson County. The Warner Parks are the largest municipally administered parks in Tennessee and together span 2684 acres of forest and field, 9 miles from downtown Nashville.

Official Website: Warner Parks

Radnor Lake SP Hiking

Nashville, TN 37220 (6.782 miles)

Radnor Lake State Park is located in Davidson County in the midst of the Overton Hills, south of Metropolitan Nashville in the Oak Hill Community. This natural area provides a variety of scenic spots and a diversity of natural habitats ranging from the lake, to streams and placid sloughs. Wildlife and numerous species of plants are in abundance. It is a place that provides scenic, biological, geological, and passive recreational opportunities not found in other metropolitan areas of Nashville's size.

Official Website: Radnor Lake SP

Long Hunter SP Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Hermitage, TN 37076 (10.110 miles)

Long Hunter State Park is situated along the shore of J. Percy Priest Lake. It consists of four units: Couchville, Baker's Grove, Bryant Grove and Sellars Farm. Picnicking, swimming, hiking, backpacking, boating, fishing, nature photography and wildlife observation are among the activities available to park visitors. Planned activities include interpretive and recreation programs for the general public and environmental education programs for school and other interested groups.

Official Website: Long Hunter SP

Natchez Trac Parkway Hiking Camping Biking Horseback

Franklin, TN 37064 (17.804 miles)

The 444-mile Natchez Trace Parkway commemorates an ancient trail used by animals and people that connected southern portions of the Mississippi River, through Alabama, to salt licks in today's central Tennessee. Today, visitors can experience this National Scenic Byway and All-American Road through driving, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping. For more informatin call (800) 305-7417.

Official Website: Natchez Trac Parkway

Beaman Park

Ashland City, TN 37015 (18.233 miles)

Beaman Park lies on the Highland Rim, just outside of the Nashville Basin, in the northwest edge of Davidson County and contains 1500 acres. Its terrain features steep, forested slopes, with drier ridge tops and elevations just under 1000 feet. Deep hollows contain pristine springs and streams.

Official Website: Beaman Park

Bledsoe Creek SP Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Gallatin, TN 37066 (23.858 miles)

Warriors' Path State Park was named for the park's proximity to the ancient war and trading path used by the Cherokee. Since that time, the park land has known a long history of travelers, and is still a pathway for modern-day outdoor enthusiasts. The 950-acre area was acquired from the Tennessee Valley Authority is 1952, to serve the people who live in or visit this section of Northeast Tennessee. It is situated on the shores of TVA's Patrick Henry Reservoir on the Holston River.

Official Website: Bledsoe Creek SP

Cedars of Lebanon State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Lebanon, TN 37087 (26.567 miles)

Eight miles of hiking trails meander through the "cedar" forests and glades. Hiking trails are open year-round. There are four trails in the park from which visitors frequently enjoy glimpses of fox, deer, squirrel, rabbits, and turkey throughout the park. Each trail is blazed with a rectangular colored blaze-mark located on trees along the trail. Please note the color of the blaze-mark for the trail that you hike. Remember to stay on the trail for your own safety. Trail maps are available in the park office.

Official Website: Cedars of Lebanon State Forest

Stones River National Battlefield Hiking

Murfreesboro, TN 37129 (27.963 miles)

The Battle of Stones River began on the last day of 1862 and was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War. The battle produced important military and political gains for the Union, and it changed forever the people who lived and fought here. Stones River National Battlefield contains a unique habitat found only in middle Tennessee. Cedar glades with shallow soil and harsh conditions are home to twelve specially adapted plant species including the endangered Tennessee coneflower and Pyne’s ground plum. Hiking trails are available. For more information call (615) 893-9501.

Official Website: Stones River National Battlefield

Montgomery Bell SP Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

1020 Jackson Hill Road, TN 37029 (28.018 miles)

Long Hunter State Park is situated along the shore of J. Percy Priest Lake. It consists of four units: Couchville, Baker's Grove, Bryant Grove and Sellars Farm. Picnicking, swimming, hiking, backpacking, boating, fishing, nature photography and wildlife observation are among the activities available to park visitors. Planned activities include interpretive and recreation programs for the general public and environmental education programs for school and other interested groups.

Official Website: Montgomery Bell SP

Port Royal SP Hiking Fishing Boating

Adams, TN 37010 (32.749 miles)

The Bluff Trail begins near the covered bridge site and extends along the Red River. Wildflowers and birds are abundant along this leisurely 1/4 mile trail. Port Royal is an historic park and a day use park. Port Royal State Park is a place of quiet natural beauty

Official Website: Port Royal SP