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Best trails in Nashville

2,301 Reviews
Looking for a great trail near Nashville, Indiana? AllTrails has 34 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around McCormicks Creek State Park or Brown County State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Amy Weingartner Branigin Peninsula Preserve or Griffy Lake Nature Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 24 moderate trails in Nashville ranging from 1.7 to 26 miles and from 567 to 1,053 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Nashville
Top trails (34)
#1 - Brown County State Park: Trail 8
Brown County State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
Brown County State Park: Trail 8 is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Nashville, Indiana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#2 - Yellowwood Lake Trail
Yellowwood State Forest
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
This trail loops completely around Yellowwood Lake. The trail uses several segment of other marked trails so caution to follow the right trail is needed. The path also requires you to navigate a shallShow more
#3 - Ogle Lake Trail 7
Brown County State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 30 m
Ogle Lake Trail 7 is a 1.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Nashville, Indiana that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and iShow more
#4 - Scarce O'Fat Trail
Yellowwood State Forest
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Scarce O'Fat Trail is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Nashville, Indiana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and running and is Show more
#5 - Brown County #9 Loop and Extension Trail
Brown County State Park
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 54 m
Brown County #9 Loop and Extension Trail is a 7.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Nashville, Indiana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers Show more
#6 - Laura Hare Nature Preserve Trail at Downey Hill Full Loop
Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
This nature preserve is owned and protected by Sycamore Land Trust. Show more
#7 - Brown County State Park Trail #2
Brown County State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 6 m
Note: As of July 2020, Trail 2 is closed at the lower shelter so you will need to make a detour and take Trail 3 back to the start. Impressive stone bridges, stairways, and retaining walls. Starts anShow more
#8 - Ogle Lake to Trail 9 Loop
Brown County State Park
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
This is a great "lolly pop" trail with great views of Ogle Lake. The loop around Ogle Lake can be heavily trafficked, but once you get up on trail 9, it's much more secluded and quiet. There are somShow more
#9 - Hitz-Rhodehamel Woods Loop
Hitz-Rhodehamel Nature Preserve
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Hitz-Rhodehamel Woods Loop is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Nashville, Indiana that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking,Show more
#10 - Trail 5 at Ogle Hollow Nature Preserve Trail
Brown County State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 23 m
Trail 5 at Ogle Hollow Nature Preserve Trail is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Nashville, Indiana that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
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