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  1. Hiking trails in quiet nature, a short drive west from Nashville city center.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    8.9 miles
    Duration
  2. Less well known than Nashville's other urban escapes, Ellington provides a great place to stretch your legs, walk the dog, or watch some birds

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    7.5 miles
    Duration
    The full loop can easily be done in an hour at a steady pace.
  3. Montgomery Bell is a nature lover's paradise: it's quiet, scenic, and full of wonderful flora and fauna.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    28.1 miles
    Duration
    1 to half day
  4. Neighborhood park getting a facelift

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.3 miles
    Duration
    Less than an hour
  5. Featuring one of Tennessee’s most beautiful waterfalls, this park offers a short but rugged hike with stunning visual rewards.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    71.6 miles
    Duration
    1 - 2 hours
  6. Separate from a second park more than 300 miles away commemorating the birthplace of Davy Crockett, this state park is a south central Tennessee gem filled with family-friendly pursuits and no-frills fun.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    70.1 miles
    Duration
    There are 13 trails at the park, ranging from 0.1 miles to 2.5 miles.
  7. Just 60 miles from Nashville, this archaeologically significant park is a perfect place for an easy, family-friendly day hike complete with a cultural lesson or two along the way.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    154.3 miles
    Duration
    1 -2 hours
  8. Situated on a 6,000-acre expanse of land just 70 miles from Nashville, this park offers more than 11 miles of intermediate to strenuous hikes through an array of environments.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    53.9 miles
    Duration
  9. A 1.3 mile stretch of riverside greenway with a wide paved path, rolling hills, and bluff views.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    27.6 miles
    Duration
  10. Burgess Falls State Park is home to a quartet of beautiful waterfalls, with the last and largest of plunging 130 feet into a gorge below it.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    67.1 miles
    Duration
    The 1.5-mile scenic hike, finished as a loop via ridge road is an easy 45-minute hike, or you can do the same hike, but finish it as an out and back, but it may take a little longer due to the more challenging terrain.
  11. The 2,600 acres on show at Long Hunter State Park feature some really great opportunities for recreational activities of all kinds, from hiking and mountain biking to fishing and camping.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    13.7 miles
    Duration
    1-3 hours
  12. Music City's best-loved green oasis.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    7.5 miles
    Duration
    As long or as short as you like
  13. Beaman Park's rugged landscape is a sight to behold, and its proximity to downtown Nashville makes it an easy one for the bucket list.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    8.9 miles
    Duration
    1-3 hours
  14. Secluded loop trail just off the historic Natchez Trace Parkway.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    24.4 miles
    Duration
    6.3 miles
  15. Narrow bluffs & ridges and 250-foot cascading falls will be some of the sights you can expect at Burgess Falls State Park.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    67.1 miles
    Duration
  16. A local favorite, Edwin Warner is accessible and subtly scenic, and provides great views of the Nashville city skyline.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    9.9 miles
    Duration
    1/2 hour to 3 hours
  17. A great urban park for teaching kids climbing as well as a launching point for urban outdoor adventures.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    1.0 miles
    Duration
    30 minutes - 1 hour
  18. Gem of a state park just east of Nashville.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    28.2 miles
    Duration
  19. Hike up the stream bed of a beautiful Tennessee gorge to arrive at Cummins Falls, a top ten US swimming hole and waterfall, and one of the state's newest parks.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    71.6 miles
    Duration
    At an easy pace, the trail only requires a few hours, but you'll probably want to linger at the falls. Bathing suits, books, and lunch are all great ideas.
  20. Long Hunter State Park has 20 miles of hiking trails in beautiful settings, just a short drive outside Nashville.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    13.7 miles
    Duration
    The park's 9 trails range from 0.25 miles to 6 miles in length. Trails can be hiked individually, or connected by the park's paved roads.
  21. A favorite Nashville city park, with gravel hiking trails.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    9.9 miles
    Duration
  22. Quiet park a short distance to the west of Nashville.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    7.6 miles
    Duration
  23. Bucolic oasis of green in the city, with an outdoor option for everyone.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    7.5 miles
    Duration
    1 hour - 3 hours
  24. This 24-mile stretch of trail is the longest section of the famous Natchez Trace Trail.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    24.4 miles
    Duration
    6.3 miles, 2-3 hours
  25. The hike may be a bit strenuous, but the rewards upon reaching Cummins Falls make it well worth it- one of the Top 10 swimming holes in the country.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    71.6 miles
    Duration
    3-4 hours
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