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Best trails in Franklin

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Looking for a great trail near Franklin, Tennessee? AllTrails has 15 great hiking trails, trail 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Long Hunter State Park or Radnor Lake State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Percy Warner Park or Barfield Crescent Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 9 easy trails in Franklin ranging from 0.6 to 2.8 miles and from 633 to 984 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 Franklin
Top trails (15)
#1 - Old Natchez Trace Garrison Creek Loop Trail
Franklin, Tennessee
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 40 m
Trail begins behind restrooms. This is a good hike to do with young kids. Short enough to keep them interested and long enough to give them a good workout. Great for introduction to hiking. Short Show more
#2 - Westhaven West Slope and East Slope Trail
Franklin, Tennessee
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
Westhaven West Slope and East Slope Trail is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Franklin, Tennessee that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offShow more
#3 - Old Natchez Trace: Garrison Creek to 1812 War Monument Trail
Franklin, Tennessee
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
Garrison to 1812 War monument trail takes you through old growth timber to a scenic overlook and then follows the ridgeline to the monument. Their is parking at both ends of the trails so can be hiShow more
#4 - Aspen Grove Park Loop
Aspen Grove Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 42 m
Aspen Grove Park Loop is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Franklin, Tennessee that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#5 - Burns Branch to Tennessee Divide
Franklin, Tennessee
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
Burns Branch to Tennessee Divide is a 2.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Franklin, Tennessee that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trailShow more
#6 - Ridge and West Slope Trail
Franklin, Tennessee
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
Ridge and West Slope Trail is a 4.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Franklin, Tennessee that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used Show more
#7 - Natchez Trace: Garrison Creek to Jackson Falls
Franklin, Tennessee
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Length: 24.4 mi • Est. 11 h 19 m
Natchez Trace: Garrison Creek to Jackson Falls is a 24.4 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Franklin, Tennessee that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primaShow more
#8 - Harpeth River Trail and Judge Fulton Greer Park
Judge Fulton Green Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Harpeth River Trail and Judge Fulton Greer Park is a 4.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Franklin, Tennessee that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
#9 - Heartbeat and Grey Trail
Franklin, Tennessee
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 3 m
Heartbeat and Grey Trail is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Franklin, Tennessee that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of aShow more
#10 - Fort Granger Trail
Pinkerton Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 20 m
Fort Granger Trail is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Franklin, Tennessee that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optionsShow more
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