Best river trails in Nashville, Tennessee

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Explore the most popular river trails near Nashville with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of river trails in Nashville, Tennessee
Top trails (13)
#1 - Stones River Greenway of Nashville Trail
Hermitage Public Use Area
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
#2 - Mossy Ridge Trail Via Cane Connector Trail
Percy Warner Park
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
#3 - Edwin Warner Loop
Edwin Warner Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Easy to moderate, nicely shaded trails from what we've seen. Awesome nature center with great activities for kids. Movies, musical events on select wkd nights. Show more
#4 - Bells Bend Loop Trail
bells bend park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 3 m
#5 - Cumberland River Greenway
Nashville, Tennessee
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Length: 11.9 mi • Est. 4 h 56 m
#6 - Downtown Nashville City Walk
Nashville, Tennessee
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 48 m
#7 - Natchez Trace Parkway: Nashville to Tupelo
Nashville, Tennessee
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Length: 178.8 mi
The route shown on this page is a scenic driving route on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Not to be confused with the Natchez Trace hiking trail.Show more
#8 - YMCA Greenway
Hermitage Public Use Area
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Length: 2.0 mi • Est. 53 m
A popular path intersecting with the Stones River Greenway. Accessibility: This asphalt trail is estimated to typically be at least 7 feet wide. The slope is steep to very steep in several portions and estimated to range from 0 to 14% grade. The steepest sections, estimated between 8 and 14% grade are located at the 0.1 mile mark and several times between the 0.5 through 0.9 mile mark when heading south from the trailhead. There are 2 ADA-compliant car parking spots with 1 access aisle at the trailhead. A section of this trail is shared with motor vehicle traffic. Wearing bright colors and using flags or lights is always recommended when sharing space with vehicles for safety, especially for trail goers using mobility equipment like strollers, wheelchairs, or bikes. Show more
#9 - Mossy Ridge and Percy Warner Horse Trail Loop
Percy Warner Park
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Length: 7.9 mi
#10 - Whites Creek Greenway
Hartman Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
NOTE: As of January 2021, the trail is currently being worked on and is impassable midway. Show more
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