#33 of 433 state parks in Tennessee

Best trails in Henry Horton State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Henry Horton State Park, Tennessee? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Henry Horton State Park ranging from 0.8 to 2.7 miles and from 669 to 741 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Henry Horton State Park is a 1,140 acre park located off the shore of Duck River. It was constructed in the 1960s on the estate of the former governor of Tennessee, Henry Horton. There’s a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. For those wanting to have an overnight adventure, the park offers several lodging options, such as: an inn, cabins, RV campsites, tent campsites, and backcountry campsites - something for every level of adventurer! There are three hiking trails which may include a spotting of a wild turkey or a deer. Remember to also stop and enjoy the wildflowers! During the summer, some visitors can expect to cool off in the Olympic-sized pool, while others may enjoy fishing along the Duck River. Enjoy a picnic after in the picnic pavilions! Other activities include a championship golf course and the Henry Horton Trap and Skeet Range. There is something for everyone - enjoy an outdoor adventure at Henry Horton State Park!
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Map of trails in Henry Horton State Park
Park information
Acreage
1140 acres
Park hours
Monday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mailing address
Henry Horton State Park
4358 Nashville Hwy.
Chapel Hill, TN 37034
Contact
931-364-2222
Top trails (7)
#1 - Hickory Ridge Outer Trail
Henry Horton State Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Hickory Ridge trail outer loop showcases some of the park's most diverse ecosystems, sink holes and cedar glades. Both are places of amazing diversity and contain plants and animals that are not foundShow more
#2 - River Trail to Hickory Ridge Loop
Henry Horton State Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#3 - Wilhoite Mill Trail
Henry Horton State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
This is the shortest trail at Henry Horton. There are some nice views of the Duck River on this trail. The Wilhoite family built a mill and dam in this location on the river in 1846. There are many olShow more
#4 - Spring Creek and Wilhoite Mill Loop
Henry Horton State Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
This track combines the Wilhoite Mill loop with the new Spring Creek Trail.Show more
#5 - Wild Turkey Trail
Henry Horton State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 43 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#6 - Wilhoite Mill, River Trail, Wetlands Trail and Hickory Ridge Outer Trail
Henry Horton State Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 9 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#7 - Hickory Ridge Inner Loop
Henry Horton State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 36 m
The Hickory Ridge Trail inner loop showcases some of the park's most diverse ecosystems, sink holes and cedar glades. Both are places of amazing diversity and contain plants and animals that are not fShow more