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Best trails in Nashville

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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 Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill or Amy Weingartner Branigin Peninsula 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
#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 shallow stream crossing. On the west side of the lake you will pass through a designated old growth area. Loop trail around Yellowwood Lake.Show more
#3 - Ogle Lake Trail 7
Brown County State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 30 m
#4 - Scarce O'Fat Trail
Yellowwood State Forest
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
#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
#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 - Hitz-Rhodehamel Woods Loop
Hitz-Rhodehamel Nature Preserve
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
#8 - 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 and ends behind the lodge. Passes near lower shelter and north lookout tower.Show more
#9 - 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 some steep parts getting up to the trail 9 loop, but they are short-lived.Show more
#10 - Strahl Lake
Brown County State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 21 m
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