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Nice peaceful hike. Not a whole lot of views after the falls at the start, but pretty nonetheless.

We had a great time. Didn’t know about the caves until after, guess we will look for them next time. But it’s a fun trail to hike!

Really good easy/moderate trail with large rock formations, a beautiful view of the river and lots of small paths to explore. Will definitely be back. My husband, four year old and I did 2.5 miles exploring it today. Parts of the trail were muddy but overall it was in great shape.

Short quick hike. The views were overrated. The highlight is the lower trail on the north side of the bluff, the tunnel trail, it takes you to a manmade tunnel, interesting history.

Great views!!

Short, but very pretty view!

We did Ridgetop and Henry Hollow. The trails were beautiful and well marked but it turns out the area isn't safe at all! I didn't see the reviews about this but we saw what we thought was car window glass near 2 parking spaces when we first got there. The suspension was confirmed when we got back and saw that another couple's car had been broken into. That means at least 3 cars have been broken into recently. We're just blessed it wasn't ours. If you go to Beaman don't leave anything of value in your car! A broken window is bad enough without having something stolen.

Nice hike to do in the fall. We loved the water features along the way!

SUCH a pretty terrain. I’d never take a small child to this one because of all of the bluffs but I’d definitely go back

This is an awesome trail hands down! The trail along the ridge top is pretty uneventful and easy going, but it definitely gets tougher along the creek bed. There are plenty of water features along the creek and plenty of great spots for photos. The trail can be very rocky and uneven sometimes along significant drop offs. Definitely a good idea to have a walking stick or trekking poles for this one because there isn’t much to hold onto for balance. Definitely a great hike despite the difficulty!

Great views and very quiet on a mid-fall afternoon.

Great hike little tight in spots but swimming hole is worth it!

Nice hike and covered in Poison Ivy and a snake den under a rock by path! Beautiful hike!

Beautiful trail. We added on the arm to Sycamore Falls. 5.1 miles total and took 1hr 42min.

walking
1 month ago

Nice way to stretch legs while touring TN on a Saturday afternoon.

on Glen Falls Trail

1 month ago

Fun and short for a 4 & 6 yr old.

This hike was wonderful! It was a little long for our 5 year old but he still had a good time. So many different creek views! It was like something out of a postcard around every turn! Towering rocks, running creeks and fall leaves all around!

hiking
1 month ago

This was a great trail for taking my 4 yr. old and 8 yr. old kids.

Trail is beautiful! It is marked well. It has several waterfalls ...they are not huge but still nice! There are swimming holes, rock formations, big trees to keep it shaded in hot weather. The path is full of roots and rocks so you have to watch where your walking constantly...... so don’t forget to stop and take in the scenery because it’s awesome! We took the spur trail to Sycamore Falls which seems longer than it actually is because of all the rock hopping but worth it! We didn’t go to the base of the falls ... it looked like you may have to cross the creek to get to where we would have liked to be ...planning on coming back in warmer weather. Anyone would love this trail, but you do have to pay attention to each step you take, there are some narrow rocky paths with drop offs so just be careful and enjoy!

Driving up to this trail, I must say, I was a bit worried. Some of the roadsigns on the way out are graffitied with the word "SKIN" over it and/or shot through with bullet holes, and the dogs from the canoe place chased my car a good way before I got to the gravel road. By the time I reached the trailhead, I felt so isolated that I was sure no one had been out here in forever and it was going to be Vesta Glade all over again. Forthunately, all my fears were relieved by this wonderful trail. The first half mile of the trail is over mostly loose rocks, so hikiing shoes or boots are highly recommended. This trail may also be the best marked that I have ever been on with bright blue blazes to follow frequently. There had been rain recently, so parts of the trail were like a shallow, trickling stream, and there are two points that will require you to cross over the stream. The bluffs and their views of the Duck River are simply awesome to behold. Another reviewer mentioned there was a fence on the cave entrance, but this was not present on the day I visited. Be careful as you descend into the cave as the entrance is steep, and I slipped on the mud going in, busting my wrist up a little in the process. My courage was rewarded with great cave views as well as the overlook at the end, about 30 feet above the river banks. I can't wait to visit again and bring friends.

Beaman Park may really be the crown jewel of Nashville's park system as the scenery is just as beautiful as Edwin Warner Park but without all the people and road noise. The creek on the left at the beginning affords many stunning views. The series of switchbacks up the steep hill are easy to navigate as a single-track footpath, and when you get to the top, there are lovely views of the deep ravines below. The last half of the trail descending down the steep hills actually took me slightly longer than climbing them!

From the Harris Street Bridge parking area, I hiked the trails leading from the trailhead to the historic water tunnel with great views of the river on the right and huge rocky bluffs on the left, and followed it back to a junction for the main path to ascend the steep staircase to the overlook. The views from the bluff make this trail one of the most scenic trails near Nashville. This was a moderate hike for a beginner like me with the steep climbs totaling about 1.8 miles and took me roughly an hour to complete.

Great easy trail, lots of shade and several waterfalls to dip into.

Beautiful trail. Waterfalls and cascades all along the way. We went after a good rain and everything was just stunning. Trail was well-marked and maintained. We did the extra bit to Sycamore Falls and partway up Fiery Gizzard, which had us at about 5-5.5 miles total. Hiking boots or other sturdy shoes are needed since the trail is rocky with exposed roots. Such beautiful rock formations and the trees are massive. This has to be the prettiest trail I've hiked so far. I will definitely be back!

Trail is nice. Love the incline at the beginning, but the last time I went was a few years ago and my car was broken into, window shattered, purse was taken (it was hidden), and everything they didn't want to keep was strewn across the road near the park

Most beautiful trail I've ever hiked.

hiking
2 months ago

great little hike for something quick. There wasn't anything amazing to look at but the trail was nice and definitely gets you in nature. only real down fall was that the trail gets super narrow in places and becomes difficult when passing runners and other dog owners. It is an incline pretty much the whole way so if you dont like up hill hikes I wouldn't recommend it.

hiking
2 months ago

Very easy trail! Soft dirt trail that’s well kept. Watch out for rocks and stumps that could be possible trip hazards. We hiked it with 3 kids ages 2-6 and they had no issues.

The trails were perfect for my family. I have an 8 year old and she was able to do everything without a struggle. We loved every part of it.

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