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  1. Nineteen acres honoring Tennessee's statehood

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    0.1 miles
    Duration
    1 hour
  2. An 8-mile route from Two Rivers trailhead to J. Percy Priest Dam trailhead, you'll ride by schools, countryside, and alongside the Cumberland River and the Stones River.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.6 miles
    Duration
    Less than 1 hour
  3. Challenging 11.2-mile loop through Belle Meade's densely forested Percy Warner Park.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    7.4 miles
    Duration
    1 to 1.5 hours
  4. This epic, scenic, and historic road is a perfect cycling destination- whether using it for a day ride or going all 444-miles down to Mississippi.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    14.3 miles
    Duration
    As long or as short as you like; this makes for a great day-long cycling trip.
  5. Shelby Bottoms is an easy bike outing for beginners or families. The nature preserve setting combines the beauty usually found only along mountain bike trails with wide asphalt paths for smooth riding.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.4 miles
    Duration
    Safety may require average speeds of less than 10 mph.
  6. If you've ever wanted to complete a 100 mile ride or possible beat your best time, this Clarksville Century ride is an exciting option. Pristine asphalt, marked roads, and quaint towns along the way create an experience worth sharing. Or repeating.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    37.6 miles
    Duration
    Hammerheads that average 25 mph will finish in 4 hours. Those riding at a slower pace or exploring stops along with way will take much longer.
  7. A favorite route of local cyclists, this quiet, windy stretch of National Park highway begins near the famous Loveless Café at 8400 Highway 100 in Bellevue, and continues for 444 miles in a southwest direction to the town of Natchez, Mississippi.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.8 miles
    Duration
    Longer if you wish to extend your ride
  8. If quaint towns and rolling countryside give you a reason to bring out the bike, a ride to Cross Plains, TN won't disappoint. The peaceful rural roads will hum under your tires and the local eateries please your palate.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    26.8 miles
    Duration
    The suggested beginner ride is only 21 miles which can be completed by most riders in 2 hours or less. Adding additional miles or exploring the attractions in Cross Plains will increase the time commitment.
  9. See the city of Nashville by greenway and enjoy the natural beauty of our Cumberland River. By bike or on foot, the trail encourages users to linger before moving on down the line.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    0.7 miles
    Duration
    The trail is officially only 3.5 miles one way, but there is so much to explore along the way, extra time is recommended to allow for stops. With a stop for lunch or ice cream, riders could easily spend even more time along the route.
  10. Cycling to Adams, TN appeals to road cyclists looking to find a quaint stop along the road to refresh and refuel. Local attractions and restaurants provide further opportunities to be diverted on route.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    32.4 miles
    Duration
    Averaging 15+ miles per hour with minimal stops will complete the ride in about 3 hours. Riding slower or stopping for lunch, etc. will extend the time proportionately.
  11. Music City Bikeway is a 26-mile route that includes five greenways, bike lanes and signed shared roadways. The ride ranges from bucolic rides on a river's edge to sidewalk and street riding in the busy downtown area. The west-east route starts at the Deep Wells entrance to Percy Warner Park, meanders through downtown, and finishes at J. Percy Priest Dam.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    9.2 miles
    Duration
    At Your Leisure
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